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)

Person of interestWillie Stargell

Willie Stargell, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder/1st baseman (7-time All Star), born in Earlsboro, Oklahoma (d. 2001)

Hall of Fame Baseball Player Willie Stargell
Hall of Fame Baseball Player
Willie Stargell

1940 Highlights

About March 6, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces