On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series

Famous Birthdays

  • Aleksandr Stepanovich Andryushkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • Klaus Dibiasi, Italian diver (Olympic gold 10m platform 1968, 72, 76), born in Hall in Tirol, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60