On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1930

Birdseye – the Father of Frozen Food

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorin Maazel, American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1972-82; Orchestre National de France, 1977-91; NY Philharmonic 2001-09), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France (d. 2014)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred von Tirpitz, German architect of the Imperial Navy (Tirpitz Plan, Unrestricted U-boat Warfare) and World War I Grand Admiral, dies at 80
  • William Milton, British cricketer (South African Test capt in 3 Tests 1889-92), dies at 75
1930 Highlights

About March 6, 1930

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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