What Happened on March 6, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • After a meeting in Indianapolis, USA, a group forms the Social Democratic Party and nominates Eugene Debs as its candidate for President in the forthcoming election (becomes the Socialist Party in 1901)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Henry Pyle Pafford, librarian (University of London)
  • Ludwig Donath, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher (300 game winner)

Famous Deaths

  • Gottlieb Daimler, designed 1st motorcycle, dies at 65