What Happened on March 6, 1909

Historical Events

  • Dutch film distributor Jean Desmet opens his first permanent cinema, the Cinema Parisien in Rotterdam


Gerhart Hauptmann's play "Griselda" premieres in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Clark, American blues music promoter, and songwriter ("Why I Sing The Blues"), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1995)
  • Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian statesman and nationalist, born in Ikenne, British Nigeria (d. 1987)
Born in 1909

About March 6, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 114 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

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