On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Carmen de Lavallade, American actress, dancer and choreographer (Aida), born in Los Angeles, California
  • David Haddon Whitaker, British publisher (Whitaker's Almanack)
  • Ed Whitlock, British-born runner, oldest person to run marathon under 4 hrs (at 85), born in London (d. 2017)
  • Hal Needham, American stuntman, (d. 2013)
  • John Smith, American actor (Cimarron City, Laramie, 7 Angry Men), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1995)
1931 Highlights

About March 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces