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Monday March 6, 2017

March 6: Day of the Week

March 6, 2017 was the 65th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 300 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

March 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 1521
    Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
  • 1788
    The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
  • 1834
    York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
  • 1840
    The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opens, the first dental school.
  • 1899
    Bayer registers aspirin as a trademark.
  • 1930
    International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern
  • 1946
    Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
  • 1975
    Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
  • 1981
    After 19 years of presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.
  • 1988
    Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers are killed by Special Air Service on the territory of Gibraltar in the conclusion of Operation Flavius.

Who were born on March 6?

  • 1882
    Guy Kibbee, American actor d. 1956
  • 1909
    Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian politician (d. 1987)
  • 1927
    Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (d. 1975)
  • 1941
    Peter Brötzmann, German jazz saxophonist
  • 1944
    Richard Corliss, American film critic
  • 1962
    Erika Hess, Swiss alpine ski racer
  • 1978
    Sage Rosenfels, American football player
  • 1987
    Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress
  • 1988
    Agnes Carlsson, Swedish singer
  • 1989
    Agnieszka Radwańska, Polish tennis player

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