On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1947

Historical Events

  • Pan American Airlines offers a round-the-world-ticket, the first commercial airline to do so
  • Ray Lindwall smashes 100 v England in MCG Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Millar, Canadian dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Jacques Bolognesi, French jazz trombonist and accordion player (Hermetotico), born in Gap, France
  • Sandy Denny, English singer-songwriter (Fairport Convention-If You Gotta Go), born in London, England
1947 Highlights

About January 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn