On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1947

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Rioch, Scottish footballer and coach, born in Aldershot, England

Jane Curtin

Jane Curtin, American actress (SNL: Kate & Allie; Third Rock From The Sun), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Sylvester James Jr.

Sylvester James Jr., American singer-songwriter ("Do Ya Wanna Funk"), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76
1947 Highlights

About September 6, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 2 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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