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March 6 is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 300 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

1601–1900

1901–present

Births

Pre-1600

  • 1340John of Gaunt (probable; d. 1399)
  • 1405John II of Castile (d. 1454)
  • 1459Jakob Fugger, German merchant and banker (d. 1525)
  • 1475Michelangelo, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1564)[12]
  • 1483Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian and politician (d. 1540)
  • 1493Juan Luis Vives, Spanish scholar and humanist (d. 1540)
  • 1495Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet and diplomat (d. 1556)
  • 1536Santi di Tito, Italian painter (d. 1603)

1601–1900

1901–present

Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 190Liu Bian (poisoned by Dong Zhuo) (b. 176)
  • 653Li Ke, prince of the Tang Dynasty (b. 619)
  • 766Chrodegang, Frankish bishop and saint
  • 903Lu Guangqi, Chinese official and chancellor
  • 903 – Su Jian, Chinese official and chancellor
  • 1070Ulric I, Margrave of Carniola
  • 1251Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint (b. 1235)
  • 1353Roger Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Ruthyn
  • 1466Alvise Loredan, Venetian admiral and statesman (b. 1393)
  • 1490Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (b. 1458)
  • 1491Richard Woodville, 3rd Earl Rivers
  • 1531Pedro Arias Dávila, Spanish explorer and diplomat (b. 1440)

1601–1900

1901–present

  • 1905John Henninger Reagan, American surveyor, judge, and politician, 3rd Confederate States of America Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1818)
  • 1905 – Makar Yekmalyan, Armenian composer (b. 1856)
  • 1919Oskars Kalpaks, Latvian colonel (b. 1882)
  • 1920Ömer Seyfettin, Turkish author and educator (b. 1884)
  • 1932John Philip Sousa, American conductor and composer (b. 1854)
  • 1933Anton Cermak, Czech-American lawyer and politician, 44th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1873)
  • 1935Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., American colonel, lawyer, and jurist (b. 1841)
  • 1939Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician and academic (b. 1852)
  • 1941Francis Aveling, Canadian priest, psychologist, and author (b. 1875)
  • 1941 – Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor and academic, designed Mount Rushmore (b. 1867)
  • 1948Ross Lockridge Jr., American author, poet, and academic (b. 1914)
  • 1948 – Alice Woodby McKane, First Black woman doctor in Savannah, Georgia (b. 1865)[30]
  • 1950Albert François Lebrun, French engineer and politician, 15th President of France (b. 1871)
  • 1951Ivor Novello, Welsh singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1893)
  • 1951 – Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian playwright and politician, Prime Minister of Ukraine (b. 1880)
  • 1952Jürgen Stroop, German general (b. 1895)
  • 1955Mammad Amin Rasulzade, Azerbaijani scholar and politician (b. 1884)
  • 1961George Formby, English singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
  • 1964Paul of Greece (b. 1901)
  • 1965Margaret Dumont, American actress (b. 1889)
  • 1967John Haden Badley, English author and educator, founded the Bedales School (b. 1865)
  • 1967 – Nelson Eddy, American actor and singer (b. 1901)
  • 1967 – Zoltán Kodály, Hungarian composer, linguist, and philosopher (b. 1882)
  • 1970William Hopper, American actor (b. 1915)
  • 1973Pearl S. Buck, American novelist, essayist, short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
  • 1974Ernest Becker, American anthropologist and author (b. 1924)
  • 1976Maxie Rosenbloom, American boxer (b. 1903)
  • 1977Alvin R. Dyer, American religious leader (b. 1903)
  • 1978Dennis Viollet, English-American soccer player and manager (b. 1933)
  • 1981George Geary, English cricketer and coach (b. 1893)
  • 1981 – Rambhau Mhalgi, Indian politician and member of the Lok Sabha (b. 1921)[31]
  • 1982Ayn Rand, Russian-American philosopher, author, and playwright (b. 1905)
  • 1984Billy Collins Jr., American boxer (b. 1961)
  • 1984 – Martin Niemöller, German pastor and theologian (b. 1892)
  • 1984 – Homer N. Wallin, American admiral (b. 1893)
  • 1984 – Henry Wilcoxon, Dominican-American actor and producer (b. 1905)
  • 1986Georgia O'Keeffe, American painter (b. 1887)
  • 1988Mairéad Farrell, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1957)
  • 1988 – Daniel McCann, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1957)
  • 1988 – Seán Savage, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1965)
  • 1994Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and politician, 9th Greek Minister of Culture (b. 1920)
  • 1997Cheddi Jagan, Guyanese politician, 4th President of Guyana (b. 1918)
  • 1997 – Michael Manley, Jamaican soldier, pilot, and politician, 4th Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1924)
  • 1997 – Ursula Torday, English author (b. 1912)
  • 1999Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain king (b. 1933)
  • 2000John Colicos, Canadian actor (b. 1928)
  • 2002Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
  • 2004Hercules, American wrestler (b. 1957)
  • 2004 – Frances Dee, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 2005Hans Bethe, German-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1906)
  • 2005 – Danny Gardella, American baseball player and trainer (b. 1920)
  • 2005 – Tommy Vance, English radio host (b. 1943)
  • 2005 – Teresa Wright, American actress (b. 1918)
  • 2005 – Gladys Marín, Chilean activist and political figure (b.1938)
  • 2006Anne Braden, American journalist and activist (b. 1924)
  • 2006 – Kirby Puckett, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1960)
  • 2007Jean Baudrillard, French photographer and theorist (b. 1929)
  • 2007 – Ernest Gallo, American businessman, co-founded E & J Gallo Winery (b. 1909)
  • 2008Peter Poreku Dery, Ghanaian cardinal (b. 1918)
  • 2009Francis Magalona, Filipino rapper, producer, and actor (b. 1964)
  • 2010Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
  • 2010 – Mark Linkous, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (b. 1962)
  • 2010 – Betty Millard, American philanthropist and activist (b. 1911)
  • 2012Francisco Xavier do Amaral, East Timorese politician, 1st President of East Timor (b. 1937)
  • 2012 – Donald M. Payne, American businessman and politician (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – Helen Walulik, American baseball player (b. 1929)
  • 2013Chorão, Brazilian singer-songwriter (Charlie Brown Jr.) (b. 1970)
  • 2013 – Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1936)
  • 2013 – Alvin Lee, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1944)
  • 2013 – W. Wallace Cleland, American biochemist and academic (b. 1930)
  • 2014Alemayehu Atomsa, Ethiopian educator and politician (b. 1969)
  • 2014 – Frank Jobe, American soldier and surgeon (b. 1925)
  • 2014 – Sheila MacRae, English-American actress, singer, and dancer (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – Martin Nesbitt, American lawyer and politician (b. 1946)
  • 2014 – Manlio Sgalambro, Italian philosopher, author, and poet (b. 1924)
  • 2015Fred Craddock, American minister and academic (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – Ram Sundar Das, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Bihar (b. 1921)
  • 2015 – Enrique "Coco" Vicéns, Puerto Rican-American basketball player and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2016Nancy Reagan, American actress, 42nd First Lady of the United States (b. 1921)
  • 2016 – Sheila Varian, American horse trainer and breeder (b. 1937)
  • 2017Robert Osborne, American actor and historian (b. 1932)
  • 2018Peter Nicholls, Australian science fiction critic and encyclopedist (b. 1939)
  • 2021Lou Ottens, Dutch engineer and inventor (b.1926)[32]
  • 2021 – Graham Pink, British nurse (b. 1929)[33]

Holidays and observances

  • Christian feast day:
    • Chrodegang
    • Colette
    • Fridolin
    • Kyneburga, Kyneswide and Tibba
    • Marcian of Tortona
    • William W. Mayo and Charles Frederick Menninger (Episcopal Church (USA))
    • Olegarius
    • March 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • European Day of the Righteous, commemorates those who have stood up against crimes against humanity and totalitarianism with their own moral responsibility. (Europe)
  • Foundation Day (Norfolk Island), the founding of Norfolk Island in 1788.
  • Independence Day (Ghana), celebrates the independence of Ghana from the UK in 1957.

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