On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1947

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Ak-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union


Famous Birthdays

  • Lance Clemons, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Richard Beckinsale, English actor (Porridge, Doing Time), born in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, England (d. 1979)
1947 Highlights

About July 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer