What Happened on February 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Qatar Airways achieves the longest-ever commercial flight in service when its B777 aircraft lands in Auckland after a 16 hour and 23 minutes flight from Doha

Famous Deaths

  • "Professor" Irwin Corey, American comedian (Car Wash, Doc), dies at 102
  • Alec McCowen, English actor (Frenzy), dies at 91
  • Joost can der Westhuizen, South African rugby player, dies of motor neurone disease at 45