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Wednesday March 6, 2019

March 6: Day of the Week

March 6, 2019 was the 65th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 300 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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Here’s the March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

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March 6 Historical Event(s)

  • 12 BC
    The Roman Emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the Emperor
  • 1921
    Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International.
  • 1945
    Cologne is captured by American Troops.
  • 1957
    Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain Independence from the British
  • 1981
    After 19 years of presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.
  • 1983
    The first United States Football League game is played.
  • 1987
    The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds killing 193.
  • 1988
    Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers are killed by Special Air Service on the territory of Gibraltar in the conclusion of Operation Flavius.
  • 1992
    Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
  • 2008
    A Palestinian gunman shoots and kills 8 students and critically injures 11 in the library of the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva, in Jerusalem, Israel.

Who were born on March 6?

  • 1817
    Princess Clémentine of Orléans (d. 1907)
  • 1885
    Ring Lardner, American writer (d. 1933)
  • 1893
    Furry Lewis, American blues guitarist (d. 1981)
  • 1920
    Lewis Gilbert, English film director, producer and screenwriter
  • 1927
    Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (d. 1975)
  • 1940
    Willie Stargell, American baseball player (d. 2001)
  • 1947
    Martin Kove, American actor
  • 1972
    Shaquille O'Neal, American basketball player
  • 1974
    Beanie Sigel, American rapper
  • 1992
    Momoko Tsugunaga, Japanese singer

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