March 6th: What is special about this date?

March 6th marks the 65th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 66th in case of leap years). There are 300 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on March 6th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to March 6th and what happened on March 6th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about March 6th.


March 6th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On March 6th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Shaquille O'Neal
    Shaquille O'Neal (1972)

    American actor, rapper, and actor, who is 7'01" and 303 lbs.

  • Gabriel García Márquez
    Gabriel García Márquez (1927)

    Columbian short story writer and novelist who won the nobel prize for literature 1982.

  • Andrzej Wajda
    Andrzej Wajda (1926)

    Suwalki (poland) -- director (ashes & diamonds and lotna).

  • Connie Britton
    Connie Britton (1967)

    American singer, actress and producer.

  • Tom Arnold
    Tom Arnold (1959)

    American comedian and actor, an actor in constant motion.

  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan (1926)

    American financier and chairman of federal reserve system, one of the most influential economists in the 20th century.

  • John Stossel
    John Stossel (1947)

    American journalist, stossle was the pioneer of consumer reporting on tv.

  • Lou Costello
    Lou Costello (1906)

    Paterson, new jersey -- actor / comedian (abbott and costello).

  • Alan Davies
    Alan Davies (1966)

    English comedian, actor and screenwriter.

  • Frankie Howerd
    Frankie Howerd (1917)

    Actor (carry on doctor up the front), dead at 70.

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March 6th: who died on this date?

On March 6th the following celebrities died:

  • Anthony Hopkins
    Anthony Hopkins (1997)

    Welch is an actor from england who is an exceptional international player in tv and films.

  • Nancy Reagan
    Nancy Reagan (2016)

    American first lady, wife of president ronald reagan.

  • Melina Mercouri
    Melina Mercouri (1994)

    Greek actress, singer, and politician, 9th greek minister of culture (d. 1994).

  • Nelson Eddy
    Nelson Eddy (1967)

    American baritone singer and actor.

  • Teresa Wright
    Teresa Wright (2005)

    Academy Award-winning American actress known for her roles in classic films like 'Mrs.

  • Harry Andrews
    Harry Andrews (1989)

    Kent, england -- actor.

  • Frances Dee
    Frances Dee (2004)

    American singer and actress (d. 2004).

  • Margaret Dumont
    Margaret Dumont (1965)

    American actress (d. 1965).

  • Henry Wilcoxon
    Henry Wilcoxon (1984)

    Dominican-american actor and producer (b. 1905).

  • George Formby
    George Formby (1961)

    English singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904).

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March 6th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On March 6th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Pisces according to the Western Zodiac.

Pisces zodiac sign

March 6th: what is special about the Pisces sign?

The Pisces sign encompasses people born between February 19th and March 20th.

You can discover Pisces's personality traits and attitude and Pisces's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Pisces born in March discover why March born are so special.


March 6th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on March 6th in history:

  • Mar 6, 1921: Police in Sunbury Pennsylvania issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least four inches below the knee.
  • Mar 6, 1922: Babe Ruth signs three years at $52,000 a year New York Yankees contract.
  • Mar 6, 1930: Brooklyn's Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food.
  • Mar 6, 1936: Belgium ends Locarno-pact.
  • Mar 6, 1947: XB-45, first US 4-engine jet bomber, makes first test flight, Muroc, California.
  • Mar 6, 1962: US promises Thailand assistance against communist aggression.
  • Mar 6, 1982: Ayn Rand, Russian-born author-philosopher (The Fountainhead, Atlas Shrugged), dies in New York at age 77 (born 1905).
  • Mar 6, 1984: A year-long strike action begins in the British coal industry (see UK Miners' Strike (1984-1985)).
  • Mar 6, 1991: Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President George H.W. Bush tells US Congress that "aggression is defeated; the war is over".
  • Mar 6, 2013: Battle of Ar-Raqqah - Syrian rebels capture Ar-Raqqah. This is the first major city under rebel control during the civil war in Syria.
  • Mar 6, 2015: Two knife-wielding attackers injure at least nine people at a station in southern China. One of them is shot by the police.
  • Mar 6, 2018: Kamwina Nsapu Rebellion: According to the UN Refugee Agency, more than 900,000.00 people have been displaced as a result of fighting between government forces and militias in central DR Congo since 2016.

What day of the year is March 6th?

March 6th marks the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 66th in case of leap years).

There are 300 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 6th is the 6th day of the month of March.