On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1940

Historical Events

  • 1st US telecast from an airplane, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Joanna Miles, Nice France, actress (Cross Creek, Delta County USA)
  • Willie Stargell, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder/1st baseman (7-time All Star), born in Earlsboro, Oklahoma (d. 2001)
1940 Highlights

About March 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces