On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1867

Historical Events

  • 29th Grand National: John Page wins aboard Irish 16/1 shot Cortolvin; trainer Harry Lamplugh's second GN victory

Famous Deaths

  • Artemus Ward [Charles Farrar Browne], American humorist (considered to be America's first stand-up comedian), dies at 32
  • Wiktor Kazynski, composer, dies at 54
1867 Highlights

About March 6, 1867

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 153 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces