On This Day in History - 6th March
1806 Birth of Elizabeth Barrett Browning d. 1861 English poet. She's famous for the line, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."
1961 Death of Lancashire born entertainer George Formby, 'King of the Ukulele'
1951 Death of Ivor Novello, Cardiff born composer and actor. His first big hit was 'Keep the Home Fires Burning’.
1997 A Picasso worth £650,000 was stolen from a London art gallery - the thief escaped in a taxi!