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.
Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Try it today and improve your lovelife. Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)
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.
What no one tells you about the hidden secrets of your first name. Are there magical powers in your given name? Every name has a character and personality. Get smart with name meanings. Find out your name’s personality! (Sponsored link)
March 6 Historical Event(s)
- 12 BCThe Roman Emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the Emperor
- 1788The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
- 1857The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case.
- 1869Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
- 1951The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
- 1953Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
- 1957Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain Independence from the British
- 1964Constantine II becomes King of Greece.
- 1983The first United States Football League game is played.
- 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?
- 1906Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (d. 1959)
- 1909Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian politician (d. 1987)
- 1917Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
- 1923Ed McMahon, American television personality (d. 2009)
- 1933Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
- 1942Ben Murphy, American actor
- 1947John Stossel, American author and pundit
- 1947Rob Reiner, American actor, comedian, and film producer
- 1949Martin Buchan, Scottish soccer player
- 1963D. L. Hughley, American comedian and actor
Now try another date like anniversaries, birthdays of someone you know or any other date that is special to you. Don’t forget to share the info to your friends, loved ones or social media followers. Who knows, they might appreciate and thank you for it.