Wednesday 6 March 1940
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Willie Stargell outfielder/first baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates and Ken Danby.
The Baker's Wife, directed by Marcel Pagnol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940
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- In Ghana, - The National independence day.
- Casimir Pulaski Day in Illinois (2006, first Monday of March).
- Saint Chrodegang
- Saint Fridolin
- Saint Coleta of Ghent
- In 2004, the Jewish holiday of Purim begins.
- Willie Stargell outfielder/first baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates: 1971 National League homerun leader).
- Ken Danby: Canadian artist, one of the world's foremost contemporary realist painters.
- Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe: French philosopher, literary critic and translator, who died on 27 January 2007 in Paris.
- Dan Milland: American writer, noted family, suicide, son of actor Ray Milland and Muriel Weber.
- Joanna Miles: Nice, France -- Actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA).
- Willie Stargell: American baseball player and coach (d. 2001)
- Jeff Wooller: English accountant and banker
- 1st US telecast from an airplane, New York City
- First US telecast from an airplane, New York City, New York.
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