What Happened on February 6, 2017

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 van der Westhuizen, South African rugby union halfback (89 Tests; Bulls), dies of motor neurone disease at 45
  • Roger Walkowiak, French road cyclist (Tour de France 1956), dies at 89
2017 Highlights

About February 6, 2017

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad And Boujee - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert
  • UK #1 Song: Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran