March 6: Day of the Week
March 6, 2021 was the 65th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 300 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 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.
- 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.
- 1869Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
- 1921Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International.
- 1946Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
- 1953Georgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
- 1964Nation of Islam’s Elijah Muhammad officially gives boxing champion Cassius Clay the name Muhammad Ali.
- 1967Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States.
- 1987The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds killing 193.
Who were born on March 6?
- 1459Jacob Fugger, German banker (d. 1525)
- 1483Francesco Guicciardini, Italian statesman and historian (d. 1540)
- 1761Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General (d. 1828)
- 1904José Antonio Aguirre, Basque politician (d. 1960)
- 1927Gordon Cooper, American astronaut (d. 2004)
- 1937Ivan Boesky, American stock trader
- 1947Dick Fosbury, American athlete
- 1976Ken Anderson, American professional wrestler
- 1986Eli Marienthal, American actor
- 2001Aryana Engineer, Canadian actress
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