This Day in History on 06 March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 06 March. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

  • Independence Day: Ghana
  • Alamo Day: Texas

Important Events

1840: The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery became the first dental college.

1869: Dmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.

1902: Real Madrid Football Club was founded.

1953: ‘Shyamchi Aai,’ Directed by noted marathi playwrighter Acharya Atre, is released.

1957: Ghana Independence Day.

1971: Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar made his Test debut against the West Indies.

1992: Michelangelo computer virus began to spread.

1999: President KR Narayan inaugurated the Millennium Celebrations of the world-famous Khajuraho Temple Group.

2000: Supreme Court ruled that the amount received as City Subsistence Allowance (CCA), Dearness Allowance (DA), and Housing Allowance (HRA) is taxable.

2005: India’s first nuclear power plant was launched at Tarapur.

Birthday / Anniversary

1475: Michelangelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, and poet.

1508: Humayun, the second emperor of the Mughal Empire.

1812: Ishwar Chandra Gupta, a famous Indian Bengali poet, and writer.

1915: Mohammed Burhanuddin, the 52nd Dai al-Mutlaq of Dawoodi Bohras.

1937: Valentina Tereshkova, a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. She is the first and youngest woman to have flown in space with a solo mission.

1939: Adam Osborne, Thai-Indian engineer and businessman, founded the Osborne Computer Corporation (d. 2003)

1957: Ashol Patel, Indian cricket player was born.

1965: Devaki Pandit, an Indian classical singer.

Death / Death Anniversary

1947: Sir Halford Mackinder, an English geographer, academic, and politician.

1973: Pearl S. Buck, an American writer, and novelist.

1982: Ayn Rand, a Russian-American writer, and philosopher.

1992: Ranjit Desai, a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.

2005: Hans Bethe, a German-American nuclear physicist.

2015: Ram Sundar Das, an Indian politician and a former Chief Minister of Bihar state.

Further Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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