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Events of March 6th:
March 6th is the 65th day of the year (66th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 300 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about March 6th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on March 6th:
1475 Michelangelo Buonarroti (artist)
1619 Cyrano de Bergerac (dramatist)
1806 Elizabeth Barrett Browning (poet)
1926 Alan Greenspan (economist, chairman of Federal Reserve)
1937 Valentina Tereshkova (cosmonaut - first woman in space)
1944 Kiri Te Kanawa (opera singer)
1944 Mary Wilson (singer)
1946 David Gilmour (musician - Pink Floyd)
1947 Kiki Dee (singer)
1947 Rob Reiner (actor, comedian, film producer)
1959 Tom Arnold (actor, comedian)
1966 Alan Davies (comedian, writer, actor)
1972 Shaquille O'Neal (basketball player)
March 6th in History:
1521 Ferdinand Magellan is first European to reach Guam.
1899 Aspirin registered as trademark by Bayer.
1902 Real Madrid (soccer club) founded.
1912 Nabisco introduces the Oreo cookie.
1957 Ghana becomes independent from Britain.
1964 Elijah Mohammed officially gives the name Muhammad Ali to Cassius Clay.
1967 Svetlana Alliluyeva, daughter of Joseph Stalin defects to the United States.
1987 The British ferry, MS Herald of Free Enterprise, capsizes killing 193 passengers and crew.
1988 British SAS troops kill 3 IRA members in Gibraltar.
2003 SCO Group sues IBM for $1 billion (later upped to $3 billion, then $5 billion) for alleged intellectual property infringements in Linux.
March 6th is also:
Independence Day (Ghana)
People born on March 6th are Pisces
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