March 6 in the history of the Birmingham District:
- 2009: 14,723 fans attended the first games of the 2009 Davis Cup first round tie at the BJCC.
- 2009: The downtown Bromberg's store closed, leaving the Bromberg's building as offices for the company.
- 2005: The United Universists became the Universist Movement.
- 1966: Mel Powers and his aunt and lover Candace Mossler were acquitted of murdering her husband in Miami, Florida.
- 1965: Joseph Ellwanger led a group of white civil rights protestors in a march on the Dallas County Courthouse.
- 1957: Fred and Ruby Shuttlesworth challenged the segregation of the Birmingham Terminal Station waiting rooms.
- 1891: William Wier was promoted to Captain in the Birmingham Police Department.
- 1871: Josiah Morris, acting on behalf of the Elyton Land Company, purchased 1,113 acres from William and Elizabeth Nabers.
- 1821: The Farrar Lodge No. 41 of Elyton was chartered.
Births and deaths
- 2013: Restaurateur Giuseppe "Papa Joe" Bertolone died.
- 2010: Neurosurgeon Evan Zeiger, Jr died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico.
- 2006: Civil Rights activist Anne Braden died in Louisville, Kentucky.
- 1990: Baseball player Joe Sewell died.
- 1983: Computer programmer and reality show contestant Virgil Griffith was born in Birmingham.
- 1970: Baseball player Bob Adams died.
- 1965: Mayor of Columbiana Allan Lowe was born.
- 1956: Fisherman and radio host Sammy Lee was born in Birmingham.
- 1950: Football player Johnny Musso was born.
- 1920: Eva Jane Comer died.
- 1919: Former Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert died in Tampa, Florida.
- 1916: Wrestling manager Saul Weingeroff was born.