On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Twelve-month-long strike in British coal industry begins.

Famous Birthdays

  • Becky, Japanese-British entertainer

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Wilcoxon, British actor (Cleopatra, Jericho, The Ten Commandments), dies from heart failure and cancer at 78
  • Ian Cromb, New Zealand cricketer (5 Tests for NZ, 123 runs, 8 wkts), dies at 78
  • Martin Niemöller, German submarine capt/anti-nazi minister, dies at 92
  • Pierre Cochereau, French composer, dies at 59