On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1947

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Fosbury, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1968, "Fosbury Flop"), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Judy Loe, British actress (Singles, Meaning of Life), born in Urmston, England
  • Kiki Dee, Yorkshire England, singer (Don't Go Breaking My Heart)
  • Rob Reiner, American actor and director (All in the Family, Stand By Me), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Teru Miyamoto, Japanese author
1947 Highlights

About March 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 73 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces