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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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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)
- 1521Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
- 1788The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
- 1834York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
- 1840The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opens, the first dental school.
- 1899Bayer registers aspirin as a trademark.
- 1930International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern
- 1946Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
- 1975Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
- 1981After 19 years of presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.
- 1988Three 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?
- 1882Guy Kibbee, American actor d. 1956
- 1909Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian politician (d. 1987)
- 1927Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (d. 1975)
- 1941Peter Brötzmann, German jazz saxophonist
- 1944Richard Corliss, American film critic
- 1962Erika Hess, Swiss alpine ski racer
- 1978Sage Rosenfels, American football player
- 1987Hannah Taylor-Gordon, English actress
- 1988Agnes Carlsson, Swedish singer
- 1989Agnieszka Radwańska, Polish tennis player
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