What Happened on March 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA

Famous Birthdays

  • Judy Loe, Urmston Manchester UK, actress (Singles, Meaning of Life)
  • Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • Richard "Dick" Fosbury, high jumper (Olympic gold 1968), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Rob Reiner, American actor and director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55