On This Day

What Happened on October 6, 1947

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-2 at Yankee Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 3; 11th championship in team history

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
  • Paul Martinez, British session bass player and songwriter (Cat Stevens; Robert Plant; Groove Holmes), born in Leicester, Leicestershire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60
1947 Highlights

About October 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra