On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1917

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Howerd, English comedian (d. 1992)
  • J A Mommersteeg, Dutch asst sect of Defense (KVP)
  • Roy Scott, cricketer (one Test NZ v England 1947, 18, 1-74)
  • Will Eisner, American illustrator and cartoonist (d. 2005)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73
1917 Highlights

About March 6, 1917

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 103 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Pisces