March 6: Day of the Week
March 6, 2020 was the 66th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 300 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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.
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March 6 Historical Event(s)
- 1454Thirteen Years’ War: Delegates of the Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who agrees to commit his forces in aiding the Confederation’s struggle for independence from the Teutonic Knights.
- 1521Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
- 1840The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opens, the first dental school.
- 1946Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
- 1964Constantine II becomes King of Greece.
- 1964Nation of Islam’s Elijah Muhammad officially gives boxing champion Cassius Clay the name Muhammad Ali.
- 1975Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
- 1975For the first time, ever, the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory.
- 1988Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers are killed by Special Air Service on the territory of Gibraltar in the conclusion of Operation Flavius.
- 1992Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
Who were born on March 6?
- 1619Cyrano de Bergerac, French soldier, poet (d. 1655)
- 1806Elizabeth Barrett Browning, British poet (d. 1861)
- 1831Philip Sheridan, American Civil War Union cavalry officer (d. 1888)
- 1834George du Maurier British illustrator and writer (d. 1896)
- 1905Bob Wills, American singer (d. 1975)
- 1909Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Polish author (d. 1966)
- 1931Hal Needham, American stuntman
- 1947Martin Kove, American actor
- 1964Madonna Wayne Gacy, American musician
- 1979Tim Howard, American soccer player
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