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The 6t o Mairch is the 65t day o the year (66t in lowp years) in the Gregorian Calendar, wi 300 days ti come.
Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1521 - Ferdinand Magellan reaches Guam in the wastren Paceefic Ocean.
- 1788 - The first fleet o settlers arrives on the Paceefic Norfolk Island.
- 1834 - The ceety o York, Ontario, Canadae, is renamit Toronto.
- 1836 - Battle o the Alamo, Texas.
- 1869 - Dmitri Mendeleev presents his first Periodic Table o the Elements tae the Roushie Chemical Society.
- 1902 - Real Madrid C.F. is foondit.
- 1945 - Warld War II: American troops capture Cologne, Germany.
- 1957 - Ghana acomes the first Sub-Saharan African kintra tae gain unthirldom frae the Unitit Kinrick.
- 1960 - Geneva acomes the third Swiss canton tae give weemen the richt tae vote.
- 1964 - Constantine II o Greece acomes Keeng.
- 1980 - Komodo Naitional Pairk is foondit in Indonesie, wi the aim o protectin the Komodo draigon.
- 1987 - The "Herald of Free Enterprise" ferry capsizes in Zeebrugge Harbour, killin 193 fowk.
- 1992 - The Michelangelo Computer Virus begins tae affect computers.
- 2008 - 68 fowk are kilt in bomb attacks in Baghdad.
- 2015 - NASA's "Dawn" probe reaches the asteroid Ceres.
Births[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1475 - Michelangelo, Italian sculptor an penter (d. 1564)
- 1787 - Joseph von Fraunhofer, German optician (d. 1826)
- 1806 - Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Inglis poet (d. 1861)
- 1926 - Alan Greenspan, American economist an politeecian
- 1926 - Andrzej Wajda, Pols film director (d. 2016)
- 1927 - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Colombian novelist (d. 2014)
- 1936 - Choummaly Sayasone, umwhile Preses o Laos
- 1937 - Valentina Tereshkova, Roushie pilot an cosmonaut
- 1941 - Ann Winterton, Inglish politeecian
- 1944 - Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand soprano
- 1946 - David Gilmour, Inglis muisicker
- 1947 - Rob Reiner, American actor, director an producer
- 1959 - Tom Arnold, American comedian, actor an producer
- 1972 - Shaquille O'Neal, American basketbaw player
- 1977 - Giorgos Karagounis, Greek fitbawer
- 1979 - Tim Howard, American soccer player
- 1986 - Charlie Mulgrew, Scots fitbawer
- 1988 - Simon Mignolet, Belgian fitbawer
- 1989 - Agnieszka Radwanska, Pols tennis player
Daiths[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 1754 - Henry Pelham, Prime meenister o Great Breetain (b. 1694)
- 1836 - Davy Crockett, American soldier an politeecian (b. 1786)
- 1867 - John Goodsir, Scots anatomist (b. 1814)
- 1888 - Louisa May Alcott, American writer (b. 1832)
- 1900 - Gottlieb Daimler, German ingineer (b. 1834)
- 1932 - John Philip Sousa, American componer (b. 1854)
- 1964 - Paul o Greece (b. 1901)
- 1973 - Pearl S. Buck, American writer (b. 1892)
- 1982 - Ayn Rand, Roushie-American writer (b. 1905)
- 1986 - Georgia O'Keeffe, American penter (b. 1887)
- 2005 - Hans Bethe, German-American nuclear pheesicist (b. 1906)
- 2014 - Maurice Faure, French politeecian (b. 1922)
- 2016 - Nancy Reagan, First Lady o the Unitit States (b. 1921)
Halidays[eedit | eedit soorce]
- 6 Mairch is the eat day o the follaein saunts:
- St. Colette
- St. Baldred
- St. Balther
- St. Basil
- St. Bilfrid
- St. Cadroe
- St. Conon
- St. Fridolin
- St. Kyneburga, Kyneswide, & Tibba
- St. Marcian
- St. Ollegarius
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