What Happened on February 6, 1947

Historical Events

  • Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket

Magnum Photos Founded

Magnum Photos founded in Paris by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David Seymour

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Hickcox, American 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2010)
Born in 1947

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), dies at 61

About February 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 76 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius