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Monday March 6, 2017

March 6: Day of the Week

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

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.

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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)

  • 1788
    The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
  • 1840
    The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opens, the first dental school.
  • 1869
    Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
  • 1899
    Bayer registers aspirin as a trademark.
  • 1921
    Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International.
  • 1930
    International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern
  • 1953
    Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • 1968
    The first of the East L.A. Walkouts take place at several high schools.
  • 1970
    Blast at Weather Underground safe house in Greenwich Village kills three.
  • 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?

  • 1761
    Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General (d. 1828)
  • 1812
    Aaron Lufkin Dennison American watch manufacturer (d. 1895)
  • 1932
    Bronisław Geremek, Polish social historian and politician.
  • 1942
    Ben Murphy, American actor
  • 1948
    Stephen Schwartz, American musical theatre lyricist and composer
  • 1958
    Eddie Deezen, American actor
  • 1959
    Tom Arnold, American actor and comedian
  • 1973
    Michael Finley, American basketball player
  • 1979
    Rufus Hound, British comedian
  • 1987
    Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress

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