Events that occurred on 6 February
 On Earth
- 1968 - The second day of filming J.R.R. Tolkien for the documentary Tolkien in Oxford.
- 1972 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes a letter to Vera Chapman and the Tolkien Society.
- 1978 - William Sievert publishes the article "A Mania for Middle-earth" in the Chronicle for Higher Education.
- 1995 - Voice actor Frank Duncan dies.
- 2008 - Artist John Alvin dies.