On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1947

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Photojournalist Robert Capa
Robert Capa
Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

  • Luigi Russolo, Italian Futurist composer (The Art of Noises), dies at 61
1947 Highlights

About February 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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