What Happened on March 6, 1899

Historical Events

  • "Aspirin" (acetylsalicylic acid) patented by Felix Hoffmann at German company Bayer

Famous Birthdays

  • Jay C Flippen, American actor (Jet Pilot, The Killing, Thunder Bay), born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1971)
Born in 1899

Famous Deaths

  • Victoria Kaiulani, Hawaiian princess (b. 1875)
1899 Highlights

About March 6, 1899

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 124 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces