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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 1820The Missouri Compromise is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, but makes the rest of the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase territory slavery-free.
- 1834York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
- 1836Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo – After a thirteen day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo are killed and the fort is captured.
- 1921Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International.
- 1945Cologne is captured by American Troops.
- 1946Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
- 1951The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
- 1964Constantine II becomes King of Greece.
- 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.
- 1987The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds killing 193.
Who were born on March 6?
- 1495Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (d. 1556)
- 1909Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Polish author (d. 1966)
- 1927Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (d. 1975)
- 1932Bronisław Geremek, Polish social historian and politician.
- 1969Andrea Elson, American actress
- 1972Jaret Reddick, American musician (Bowling For Soup)
- 1975Aracely Arambula, Mexican actress and singer
- 1977Marcus Thames, American baseball player
- 1978Sage Rosenfels, American football player
- 1979Tim Howard, American soccer player
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