On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1906

Historical Events

  • Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
  • Heavy storm bursts dike, flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Society of Civil Engineers

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestLou Costello

Lou Costello, American comedian and actor (The Abbott and Costello Show), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1959)

Comedian and Actor Lou Costello
Comedian and Actor
Lou Costello
1906 Highlights

About March 6, 1906

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 115 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces