On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1867

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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