On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1871

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben Harney, American composer and "Father of Ragtime Piano" (You've Been a Good Old Wagon, But You Done Broke Down), born on the Mississippi River (d. 1938)
1871 Highlights

About March 6, 1871

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 150 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces