What Happened on March 6, 1900

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, British librarian (University of London), born in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire (d. 1996)
  • Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungar (d. 1967)
  • Robert "Lefty" Grove, American Baseball HOF pitcher (6 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1929, 30; AL MVP 1931; Triple Crown 1930, 31; Philadelphia A's, Boston Red Sox), born in Lonaconing, Maryland (d. 1975)
Born in 1900

Famous Deaths

Gottlieb DaimlerGottlieb Daimler (1834-1900)

German engineer and inventor, designed 1st motorcycle, dies at 65

1900 Highlights

About March 6, 1900

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 123 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces