On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1946

Historical Events

  • France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDavid Gilmour

David Gilmour, English rock guitarist (Pink Floyd-Brick in the Wall), born in Cambridge, England

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
  • Martin Kove, American actor (Victor-Cagney & Lacey), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Patrick Pierre Roger Baudry, Cameroon, astronaut (STS 18)
  • Richard Noble, Scottish businessman (land speed record 1983-97), born in Edinburgh
  • Tony Klatka, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1946 Highlights

About March 6, 1946

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 74 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces