3月6日歷史上的今天學英文

大事記
7世紀
619年:中國唐朝公布租庸調法。
16世紀
1521年:葡萄牙航海家斐迪南·麥哲倫所率領的冒險船隊成功到達太平洋馬里亞納群島中的關島。
19世紀
1834年:加拿大最大城市多倫多成立。
1836年:墨西哥將軍聖塔·安那所率領的軍隊在圍城13天之後,成功攻陷德克薩斯的要塞阿拉莫。
1853年:義大利浪漫主義作曲家朱塞佩·威爾第的歌劇《茶花女》在威尼斯鳳凰劇院首次演出。
1869年:俄國化學家德米特里·門得列夫在論文中首次提出元素周期律,發表第一張元素週期表。
1898年:清政府派李鴻章、翁同龢與德國駐華公使海靖在北京正式簽訂了中德《膠澳租界條約》。
1899年:阿斯匹靈獲准上市。
20世紀
1902年:西班牙首都馬德里一間學院師生成立足球俱樂部,後來發展為皇家馬德里足球俱樂部。
1932年:蔣中正出任國民政府軍事委員會委員長
1933年:長城事變:喜峰口戰役
1937年:老舍發表長篇小說《駱駝祥子》。
1945年:
美國與拉美國家締結查普特佩克公約。[1]
德國軍隊向匈牙利巴拉頓湖地區的蘇聯烏克蘭第三方面軍展開大規模的進攻,巴拉頓湖戰役爆發。
1946年:中國民主促進會成立
1949年:中國中華全國學生聯合會成立。
1950年:中華民國照會聯合國秘書長,退出關稅與貿易總協定。
1957年:英屬黃金海岸宣布獨立,改名為迦納。
1967年:斯韋特蘭娜·約瑟福芙娜·阿利盧耶娃,史達林的女兒,叛逃至美國。
1991年:香港財政司翟克誠建議大幅增加菸草稅200%。
21世紀
2003年:香港美孚新邨一間銀行發生人肉炸彈案。
2011年:香港爆發反財政預算案大遊行,有示威者堵塞德輔道中,當中113名被捕,是繼六七暴動後捕獲最多人的一次。
出生
1340年:岡特的約翰,英格蘭國王愛德華三世的兒子(1399年逝世)
1405年:胡安二世,卡斯蒂利亞王國國王(1454年逝世)
1475年:米開朗基羅,義大利雕塑家,文藝復興時期的建築師(1564年逝世)
1483年:弗朗切斯科·圭恰迪尼,義大利歷史學家、政治家(1540年逝世)
1495年:路易吉·阿拉曼尼,文藝復興時期歐洲佛羅倫斯人文主義者(1556年逝世)
1779年:安東莞·亨利·約米尼,法國拿破崙時期的將軍及軍事家(1869年逝世)
1787年:約瑟夫·夫琅禾費,德國物理學家(1826年逝世)
1806年:伊莉莎白·白朗寧,英國女詩人(1861年逝世)
1817年:克雷芒汀,法國公主(1907年逝世)
1831年:菲利普·謝里登,美國陸軍職業軍官、南北戰爭時期聯邦軍將領(1888年逝世)
1865年:段祺瑞,民國時期政治家,皖系軍閥首領(1936年逝世)
1870年:奧斯卡·施特勞斯,奧地利作曲家(1954年逝世)
1900年:吉娜·西格娜,義大利-法國出生歌劇聲樂家,戲劇女高音(2001年逝世)
1903年:香淳皇后,昭和天皇的皇后(2000年逝世)
1905年:鮑勃·威爾斯,美國歌手、作曲家,西部搖擺樂先驅之一(1975年逝世)
1917年:唐納德·戴維森,美國哲學家(2003年逝世)
1917年:威爾·艾斯納,美國漫畫家、編劇、企業家(2005年逝世)
1926年:安德烈·華依達,波蘭電影導演(2016年逝世)
1926年:艾倫·葛林斯潘,美國經濟學家
1927年:加布列·賈西亞·馬奎斯,哥倫比亞文學家、記者、社會活動家,1982年諾貝爾文學獎得主(2014年逝世)
1927年:高登·庫珀,美國太空人,水星計畫七人之一(2004年逝世)
1930年:洛林·馬捷爾,法國指揮家、作曲家(2014年逝世)
1931年:哈爾·尼達姆,美國男演員(2013年逝世)
1931年:全斗煥,韓國第11、12任總統(2021年逝世)
1933年:奧古斯都·奧登,義大利經濟學家(2013年逝世)
1937年:范倫蒂娜·泰勒斯可娃,俄國太空人,人類歷史上第一位女性太空人
1938年:田中慶秋,日本政治家,日本眾議院議員(2022年逝世)
1940年:曾秋坤,英國華人貴族(2006年逝世)
1950年:鈴置洋孝,日本聲優(2006年逝世)
1954年:中山星香,日本漫畫家
1955年:西普里安·恩塔里亞米拉,蒲隆地政治家(1994年逝世)
1959年:延斯·史托騰伯格,挪威首相
1968年:盧慶輝,香港男演員
1972年:俠客·歐尼爾,美國籃球選手
1978年:郭人豪,台灣演員
1979年:關悅,中國女演員、主持人、歌手
1981年:張萌,中國女演員、主持人
1982年:西瓜哥哥,台灣主持人
1982年:妮姆拉·卡爾,印度女演員
1982年:談美琪,香港新聞從業員
1983年:修杰楷,台灣男演員
1984年:Becky,日本女演員
1985年:林德信,香港男歌手
1985年:若菜光,日本AV女優
1985年:唐嘉麟,香港饒舌歌手
1986年:弗朗西斯科·瑟維里,現為紐約洋基隊的捕手
1986年:艾力·馬倫斯奧,美國男演員
1987年:凱文-普林斯·博阿騰,迦納足球員
1988年:西蒙·米尼奧萊,比利時足球運動員
1989年:阿格涅什卡·拉德萬斯卡,波蘭女子網球運動員
1989年:周放,中國女演員
1990年:朴草娥,韓國女子偶像團體AOA成員
1991年:妮歌·霍斯,美國時尚模特兒
1991年:造物主泰勒,美國說唱歌手、唱片製作人
1992年:嗣永桃子,日本女歌手
1995年:愛繆,日本女歌手
1997年:Luda,韓國女子偶像團體宇宙少女成員
逝世
190年:後少帝劉辯,東漢廢帝、弘農王(176年出生)
753年:高陽公主,唐太宗李世民的女兒(生年不詳)
1754年:亨利·佩勒姆,英國輝格黨政治家(1694年出生)
1764年:菲利普·約克,第一代哈德威克伯爵,英國大律師、法官及輝格黨政治家(1690年出生)
1836年:大衛·克拉克,美國政治家(1786年出生)
1888年:露意莎·奧爾柯特,美國小說家,《小婦人》作者(1832年出生)
1900年:戈特利布·戴姆勒,德國工程師、企業家,汽車的發明者之一(1834年出生)
1932年:蘇沙,美國軍人、作曲家、指揮家,被稱為「進行曲之王」(1854年出生)
1939年:費迪南德·馮·林德曼,德國數學家(1852年出生)
1967年:高大宜,匈牙利音樂家(1882年出生)
1973年:賽珍珠,美國女作家,1938年獲諾貝爾文學獎(1892年出生)
1982年:艾茵·蘭德,俄裔美國哲學家、小說家(1905年出生)
1986年:
朱光潛,中國美學家、文藝理論家、教育家(1897年出生)
喬治亞·歐姬芙,美國女畫家(1887年出生)
1992年:關肅霜,京劇表演藝術家(1929年出生)
2005年:漢斯·貝特,美國物理學家,1967年諾貝爾物理學獎獲得者(1906年出生)
2006年:
魏璐詩,中國政協委員
戴娜·李維,已故美國影星克里斯多夫·李維遺孀(1961年出生)
2007年:
尚·布希亞,社會學家及哲學家(1929年出生)
廖欽福,福華飯店集團創辦人(1907年出生)[2]
2011年:布培,香港前地政總署署長(1946年出生)
2013年:阿爾文·李,英國吉他手暨歌手(1944年出生)
2015年:翁大銘,台灣商界與股市聞人、華隆集團前負責人(1950年出生)
節假日與習俗
迦納:獨立日

Events
Pre-1600
12 BCE – The Roman emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the emperor.[1]
632 – The Farewell Sermon (Khutbah, Khutbatul Wada’) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
845 – The 42 Martyrs of Amorium are killed after refusing to convert to Islam.[2]
961 – Byzantine conquest of Chandax by Nikephoros Phokas, end of the Emirate of Crete.
1204 – The Siege of Château Gaillard ends in a French victory over King John of England, who loses control of Normandy to King Philip II Augustus.[3]
1323 – Treaty of Paris of 1323 is signed.[4]
1454 – Thirteen Years’ War: Delegates of the Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who agrees to commit his forces in aiding the Confederation’s struggle for independence from the Teutonic Knights.
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
1601–1900
1665 – The first joint Secretary of the Royal Society, Henry Oldenburg, publishes the first issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s longest-running scientific journal.
1788 – The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
1820 – The Missouri Compromise is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, brings Maine into the Union as a free state, and makes the rest of the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase territory slavery-free.
1834 – York, Upper Canada, is incorporated as Toronto.
1836 – Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo: After a thirteen-day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo are killed and the fort is captured.
1857 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules 7–2 in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case that the Constitution does not confer citizenship on black people.
1869 – Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
1882 – The Serbian kingdom is re-founded.
1899 – Bayer registers “Aspirin” as a trademark.
1901–present
1901 – Anarchist assassin tries to kill German Emperor Wilhelm II.[5]
1912 – Italo-Turkish War: Italian forces become the first to use airships in war, as two dirigibles drop bombs on Turkish troops encamped at Janzur, from an altitude of 6,000 feet.
1930 – International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern.
1933 – Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a “bank holiday”, closing all U.S. banks and freezing all financial transactions.
1943 – Norman Rockwell published Freedom from Want in The Saturday Evening Post with a matching essay by Carlos Bulosan as part of the Four Freedoms series.
1943 – World War II: Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel launches the Battle of Medenine in an attempt to slow down the British Eight Army. It fails, and he leaves Africa three days later.[6]
1943 – World War II: The Battle of Fardykambos, one of the first major battles between the Greek Resistance and the occupying Royal Italian Army, ends with the surrender of an entire Italian battalion, the bulk of the garrison of the town of Grevena, leading to its liberation a fortnight later.[7]
1944 – World War II: Soviet Air Forces bomb an evacuated town of Narva in German-occupied Estonia, destroying the entire historical Swedish-era town.
1945 – World War II: Cologne is captured by American troops. On the same day, Operation Spring Awakening, the last major German offensive of the war, begins.[8]
1946 – Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
1951 – Cold War: The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
1953 – Georgy Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1957 – Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain independence from the British.
1964 – Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad officially gives boxing champion Cassius Clay the name Muhammad Ali.
1964 – Constantine II becomes the last King of Greece.
1965 – Premier Tom Playford of South Australia loses power after 27 years in office.
1967 – Cold War: Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States.
1968 – Three rebels are executed by Rhodesia, the first executions since UDI, prompting international condemnation.
1970 – An explosion at the Weather Underground safe house in Greenwich Village kills three.
1975 – For the first time the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory.
1975 – Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
1984 – In the United Kingdom, a walkout at Cortonwood Colliery in Brampton Bierlow signals the start of a strike that lasted almost a year and involved the majority of the country’s miners.
1987 – The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds, killing 193.[9]
1988 – Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers are shot dead by the SAS in Gibraltar in Operation Flavius.
1992 – The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
2003 – Air Algérie Flight 6289 crashes at the Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport in Tamanrasset, Algeria, killing 102 out of the 103 people on board.[10]
2008 – A suicide bomber kills 68 people (including first responders) in Baghdad on the same day that a gunman kills eight students in Jerusalem.
2018 – Forbes names Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person, for the first time, at $112 billion net worth.[11]
Births
Pre-1600
1340 – John of Gaunt (probable; d. 1399)
1405 – John II of Castile (d. 1454)
1459 – Jakob Fugger, German merchant and banker (d. 1525)
1475 – Michelangelo, Italian painter and sculptor (d. 1564)[12]
1483 – Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian and politician (d. 1540)
1493 – Juan Luis Vives, Spanish scholar and humanist (d. 1540)
1495 – Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet and diplomat (d. 1556)
1536 – Santi di Tito, Italian painter (d. 1603)
1601–1900
1619 – Cyrano de Bergerac, French author and playwright (d. 1655)[13]
1663 – Francis Atterbury, English bishop and poet (d. 1732)
1706 – George Pocock, English admiral (d. 1792)
1716 – Pehr Kalm, Swedish-Finnish botanist and explorer (d. 1779)
1724 – Henry Laurens, English-American merchant and politician, 5th President of the Continental Congress (d. 1792)
1761 – Antoine-François Andréossy, French general and diplomat (d. 1828)
1779 – Antoine-Henri Jomini, Swiss-French general (d. 1869)
1780 – Lucy Barnes, American writer (d. 1809)[14]
1785 – Karol Kurpiński, Polish composer and conductor (d. 1857)
1787 – Joseph von Fraunhofer, German physicist and astronomer (d. 1826)
1806 – Elizabeth Barrett Browning, English-Italian poet and translator (d. 1861)
1812 – Aaron Lufkin Dennison, American businessman, co-founded the Waltham Watch Company (d. 1895)
1817 – Princess Clémentine of Orléans (d. 1907)
1818 – William Claflin, American businessman and politician, 27th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1905)
1823 – Charles I of Württemberg (d. 1891)
1826 – Annie Feray Mutrie, British painter (d. 1893)[15]
1831 – Philip Sheridan, Irish-American general (d. 1888)
1834 – George du Maurier, French-English author and illustrator (d. 1896)[16]
1841 – Viktor Burenin, Russian author, poet, playwright, and critic (d. 1926)
1849 – Georg Luger, Austrian gun designer, designed the Luger pistol (d. 1923)
1864 – Richard Rushall, British businessman (d. 1953)
1870 – Oscar Straus, Viennese composer and conductor (d. 1954)[17]
1871 – Afonso Costa, Portuguese lawyer and politician, 59th Prime Minister of Portugal (d. 1937)
1872 – Ben Harney, American pianist and composer (d. 1938)
1877 – Rose Fyleman, English writer and poet (d. 1957)[18]
1879 – Jimmy Hunter, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1962)
1882 – F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect, co-designed Villa Vizcaya (d. 1980)
1882 – Guy Kibbee, American actor and singer (d. 1956)
1884 – Molla Mallory, Norwegian-American tennis player (d. 1959)
1885 – Ring Lardner, American journalist and author (d. 1933)[19]
1892 – Bert Smith, English international footballer (d. 1969)[20]
1893 – Furry Lewis, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1981)
1893 – Ella P. Stewart, pioneering Black American pharmacist (d. 1987)[21]
1895 – Albert Tessier, Canadian priest and historian (d. 1976)
1898 – Gus Sonnenberg, American football player and wrestler (d. 1944)
1900 – Gina Cigna, French-Italian soprano and actress (d. 2001)
1900 – Lefty Grove, American baseball player (d. 1975)
1900 – Henri Jeanson, French journalist and author (d. 1970)
1901–present
1903 – Empress Kōjun of Japan (d. 2000)
1904 – José Antonio Aguirre, Spanish lawyer and politician, 1st President of the Basque Country (d. 1960)
1905 – Bob Wills, American Western swing musician, songwriter, and bandleader (d. 1975)
1906 – Lou Costello, American actor and comedian (d. 1959)
1909 – Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian lawyer and politician (d. 1987)
1909 – Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Polish poet and author (d. 1966)
1910 – Emma Bailey, American auctioneer and author (d. 1999)[22]
1912 – Mohammed Burhanuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 52nd Da’i al-Mutlaq (d. 2014)
1913 – Ella Logan, Scottish-American singer and actress (d. 1969)
1917 – Donald Davidson, American philosopher and academic (d. 2003)
1917 – Will Eisner, American illustrator and publisher (d. 2005)
1917 – Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
1918 – Howard McGhee, American trumpeter (d. 1987)
1920 – Lewis Gilbert, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2018)
1921 – Leo Bretholz, Austrian-American holocaust survivor and author (d. 2014)
1923 – Ed McMahon, American comedian, game show host, and announcer (d. 2009)
1923 – Wes Montgomery, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1968)
1924 – Ottmar Walter, German footballer (d. 2013)
1924 – William H. Webster, American lawyer and jurist, 14th Director of Central Intelligence
1926 – Ann Curtis, American swimmer (d. 2012)
1926 – Alan Greenspan, American economist and politician
1926 – Ray O’Connor, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Western Australia (d. 2013)
1926 – Andrzej Wajda, Polish director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2016)
1927 – William J. Bell, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2005)
1927 – Gordon Cooper, American engineer, pilot, and astronaut (d. 2004)
1927 – Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian journalist and author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2014)
1929 – Tom Foley, American lawyer and politician, 57th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives (d. 2013)
1929 – David Sheppard, English cricketer and bishop (d. 2005)
1930 – Lorin Maazel, French-American violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 2014)
1932 – Marc Bazin, Haitian lawyer and politician, 49th President of Haiti (d. 2010)
1932 – Bronisław Geremek, Polish historian and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2008)
1933 – Ted Abernathy, American baseball player (d. 2004)
1933 – William Davis, German-English journalist and economist (d. 2019)
1933 – Augusto Odone, Italian economist and inventor of Lorenzo’s oil (d. 2013)
1934 – Red Simpson, American singer-songwriter (d. 2016)
1935 – Ron Delany, Irish runner and coach
1935 – Derek Kevan, English footballer (d. 2013)
1936 – Bob Akin, American race car driver and journalist (d. 2002)
1936 – Marion Barry, American lawyer and politician, 2nd Mayor of the District of Columbia (d. 2014)
1936 – Choummaly Sayasone, Laotian politician, 5th President of Laos
1937 – Ivan Boesky, American businessman
1937 – Valentina Tereshkova, Russian general, pilot, and astronaut
1938 – Keishu Tanaka, Japanese politician, 17th Japanese Minister of Justice
1939 – Kit Bond, American lawyer and politician, 47th Governor of Missouri
1939 – Adam Osborne, Thai-Indian engineer and businessman, founded the Osborne Computer Corporation (d. 2003)
1940 – Ken Danby, Canadian painter (d. 2007)
1940 – Joanna Miles, French-born American actress
1940 – R. H. Sikes, American golfer
1940 – Willie Stargell, American baseball player and coach (d. 2001)
1940 – Jeff Wooller, English accountant and banker
1941 – Peter Brötzmann, German saxophonist and clarinet player
1941 – Marilyn Strathern, Welsh anthropologist and academic
1942 – Ben Murphy, American actor
1944 – Richard Corliss, American journalist and critic (d. 2015)
1944 – Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand soprano and actress
1944 – Mary Wilson, American singer (d. 2021)
1945 – Angelo Castro Jr., Filipino actor and journalist (d. 2012)
1946 – David Gilmour, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1946 – Richard Noble, Scottish race car driver and businessman
1947 – Kiki Dee, English singer-songwriter
1947 – Dick Fosbury, American high jumper
1947 – Anna Maria Horsford, American actress
1947 – Rob Reiner, American actor, director, producer, and activist
1947 – Jean Seaton, English historian and academic
1947 – John Stossel, American journalist and author
1948 – Stephen Schwartz, American composer and producer
1949 – Shaukat Aziz, Pakistani economist and politician, 15th Prime Minister of Pakistan
1949 – Martin Buchan, Scottish footballer and manager
1950 – Arthur Roche, English archbishop
1951 – Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (d. 2004)
1952 – Denis Napthine, Australian politician, 47th Premier of Victoria[23]
1953 – Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepali banker and politician, 34th Prime Minister of Nepal
1953 – Carolyn Porco, American astronomer and academic
1953 – Phil Alvin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1954 – Jeff Greenwald, American author, photographer, and monologist
1954 – Harald Schumacher, German footballer and manager
1955 – Cyprien Ntaryamira, Burundian politician, 5th President of Burundi (d. 1994)
1955 – Alberta Watson, Canadian actress (d. 2015)
1956 – Peter Roebuck, English cricketer, journalist, and sportcaster (d. 2011)
1956 – Steve Vizard, Australian television host, actor, and producer
1960 – Sleepy Floyd, American basketball player and coach
1962 – Alison Nicholas, British golfer
1963 – D. L. Hughley, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1964 – Linda Pearson, Scottish sport shooter[24]
1965 – Allan Bateman, Welsh rugby player
1965 – Jim Knight, English politician
1966 – Alan Davies, English comedian, actor and screenwriter
1967 – Julio Bocca, Argentinian ballet dancer and director
1967 – Connie Britton, American actress
1967 – Glenn Greenwald, American journalist and author
1967 – Shuler Hensley, American actor and singer
1968 – Moira Kelly, American actress and director
1971 – Darrick Martin, American basketball player and coach
1972 – Shaquille O’Neal, American basketball player, actor, and rapper
1972 – Jaret Reddick, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
1973 – Michael Finley, American basketball player
1973 – Peter Lindgren, Swedish guitarist and songwriter
1973 – Greg Ostertag, American basketball player
1973 – Trent Willmon, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974 – Guy Garvey, English singer-songwriter and guitarist
1974 – Matthew Guy, Australian politician
1974 – Brad Schumacher, American swimmer
1974 – Beanie Sigel, American rapper
1975 – Aracely Arámbula, Mexican actress and singer
1975 – Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Canadian pianist and conductor
1976 – Ken Anderson, American wrestler and actor
1977 – Nantie Hayward, South African cricketer
1977 – Giorgos Karagounis, Greek international footballer[25]
1977 – Shabani Nonda, DR Congolese footballer
1977 – Marcus Thames, American baseball player and coach
1978 – Sage Rosenfels, American football player
1978 – Chad Wicks, American wrestler
1979 – Clint Barmes, American baseball player
1979 – Érik Bédard, Canadian baseball player
1979 – David Flair, American wrestler
1979 – Tim Howard, American soccer player
1980 – Emílson Cribari, Brazilian footballer
1981 – Ellen Muth, American actress
1983 – Andranik Teymourian, Armenian-Iranian footballer
1984 – Daniël de Ridder, Dutch footballer[26]
1984 – Eskil Pedersen, Norwegian politician
1984 – Chris Tomson, American drummer
1985 – Bakaye Traoré, French-Malian footballer
1986 – Jake Arrieta, American baseball player
1986 – Francisco Cervelli, Venezuelan-Italian baseball player
1986 – Ross Detwiler, American baseball player
1986 – Eli Marienthal, American actor
1986 – Charlie Mulgrew, Scottish footballer
1987 – Kevin-Prince Boateng, Ghanaian-German footballer
1987 – Chico Flores, Spanish footballer
1988 – Agnes Carlsson, Swedish singer
1988 – Marina Erakovic, New Zealand tennis player
1988 – Simon Mignolet, Belgian footballer
1989 – Agnieszka Radwańska, Polish tennis player
1990 – Derek Drouin, Canadian athlete[27]
1991 – Lex Luger, American keyboard player and producer
1991 – Emma McDougall, English footballer (d. 2013)
1991 – Tyler Gregory Okonma, American rapper
1993 – Andrés Rentería, Colombian footballer
1994 – Marcus Smart, American basketball player
1995 – Georgi Kitanov, Bulgarian footballer
1996 – Christian Coleman, American sprinter[28]
1996 – Tyrell Fuimaono, Australian rugby player
1996 – Timo Werner, German footballer
Deaths
Pre-1600
190 – Liu Bian (poisoned by Dong Zhuo) (b. 176)
653 – Li Ke, prince of the Tang Dynasty (b. 619)
766 – Chrodegang, Frankish bishop and saint
903 – Lu Guangqi, Chinese official and chancellor
903 – Su Jian, Chinese official and chancellor
1070 – Ulric I, Margrave of Carniola
1251 – Rose of Viterbo, Italian saint (b. 1235)
1353 – Roger Grey, 1st Baron Grey de Ruthyn
1466 – Alvise Loredan, Venetian admiral and statesman (b. 1393)
1490 – Ivan the Young, Ruler of Tver (b. 1458)
1491 – Richard Woodville, 3rd Earl Rivers
1531 – Pedro Arias Dávila, Spanish explorer and diplomat (b. 1440)
1601–1900
1616 – Francis Beaumont, English playwright (b. 1584)
1754 – Henry Pelham, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1694)
1758 – Henry Vane, 1st Earl of Darlington, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Durham (b. 1705)
1764 – Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke, English lawyer and politician, Lord Chancellor of the United Kingdom (b. 1690)
1796 – Guillaume Thomas François Raynal, French historian and author (b. 1713)
1836 – Deaths at the Battle of the Alamo:
James Bonham, American lawyer and soldier (b. 1807)
James Bowie, American colonel (b. 1796)
Davy Crockett, American soldier and politician (b. 1786)
William B. Travis, American lieutenant colonel and lawyer (b. 1809)
1854 – Charles Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, Irish colonel and diplomat, Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies (b. 1778)
1866 – William Whewell, English priest, historian, and philosopher (b. 1794)
1867 – Charles Farrar Browne, American-English author and educator (b. 1834)
1888 – Louisa May Alcott, American novelist and poet (b. 1832)[29]
1895 – Camilla Collett, Norwegian novelist and activist (b. 1813)
1899 – Kaʻiulani of Hawaii (b. 1875)
1900 – Gottlieb Daimler, German engineer and businessman, co-founded Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (b. 1834)
1901–present
1905 – John 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)
1919 – Oskars Kalpaks, Latvian colonel (b. 1882)
1920 – Ömer Seyfettin, Turkish author and educator (b. 1884)
1932 – John Philip Sousa, American conductor and composer (b. 1854)
1933 – Anton Cermak, Czech-American lawyer and politician, 44th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1873)
1935 – Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., American colonel, lawyer, and jurist (b. 1841)
1939 – Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician and academic (b. 1852)
1941 – Francis Aveling, Canadian priest, psychologist, and author (b. 1875)
1941 – Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor and academic, designed Mount Rushmore (b. 1867)
1948 – Ross Lockridge Jr., American author, poet, and academic (b. 1914)
1948 – Alice Woodby McKane, First Black woman doctor in Savannah, Georgia (b. 1865)[30]
1950 – Albert François Lebrun, French engineer and politician, 15th President of France (b. 1871)
1951 – Ivor Novello, Welsh singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1893)
1951 – Volodymyr Vynnychenko, Ukrainian playwright and politician, Prime Minister of Ukraine (b. 1880)
1952 – Jürgen Stroop, German general (b. 1895)
1955 – Mammad Amin Rasulzade, Azerbaijani scholar and politician (b. 1884)
1961 – George Formby, English singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)
1964 – Paul of Greece (b. 1901)
1965 – Margaret Dumont, American actress (b. 1889)
1967 – John 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)
1970 – William Hopper, American actor (b. 1915)
1973 – Pearl S. Buck, American novelist, essayist, short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1892)
1974 – Ernest Becker, American anthropologist and author (b. 1924)
1976 – Maxie Rosenbloom, American boxer (b. 1903)
1977 – Alvin R. Dyer, American religious leader (b. 1903)
1978 – Dennis Viollet, English-American soccer player and manager (b. 1933)
1981 – George Geary, English cricketer and coach (b. 1893)
1981 – Rambhau Mhalgi, Indian politician and member of the Lok Sabha (b. 1921)[31]
1982 – Ayn Rand, Russian-American philosopher, author, and playwright (b. 1905)
1984 – Billy 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)
1986 – Georgia O’Keeffe, American painter (b. 1887)
1988 – Mairéad Farrell, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1957)
1988 – Daniel McCann, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1957)
1988 – Seán Savage, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1965)
1994 – Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and politician, 9th Greek Minister of Culture (b. 1920)
1997 – Cheddi 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)
1999 – Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Bahrain king (b. 1933)
2000 – John Colicos, Canadian actor (b. 1928)
2002 – Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
2004 – Hercules, American wrestler (b. 1957)
2004 – Frances Dee, American actress (b. 1909)
2005 – Hans 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)
2006 – Anne Braden, American journalist and activist (b. 1924)
2006 – Kirby Puckett, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1960)
2007 – Jean Baudrillard, French photographer and theorist (b. 1929)
2007 – Ernest Gallo, American businessman, co-founded E & J Gallo Winery (b. 1909)
2008 – Peter Poreku Dery, Ghanaian cardinal (b. 1918)
2009 – Francis Magalona, Filipino rapper, producer, and actor (b. 1964)
2010 – Endurance 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)
2012 – Francisco 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)
2013 – Chorão, 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)
2014 – Alemayehu 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)
2015 – Fred 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)
2016 – Nancy Reagan, American actress, 42nd First Lady of the United States (b. 1921)
2016 – Sheila Varian, American horse trainer and breeder (b. 1937)
2017 – Robert Osborne, American actor and historian (b. 1932)
2018 – Peter Nicholls, Australian science fiction critic and encyclopedist (b. 1939)
2021 – Lou 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.