Lieutenant-General Albert Henry Bamfield (1830, 6 March - 1908, 14 Apr) was born - India, Lucknow.
Herman Leonard (1923, 6 March - 2010, 14 August) was born - US, PA, Allentown. One of the greatest photographers of Jazz musicians from the late 1940's to the 1960s.
Joel Meyerowitz (1938, 6 March - ) was born - US, NY, New York. American landscape photographer - he took up photography in 1962 and was one of the first to use color photography as an artistic medium.
Marshall Sigford (1910, 6 March - 2002, 15 August) was born - US, MN, Stark.
Captain Charles Philip Yorke Triscott (1824, 6 March - 1880, 13 March) was born.
Rudolf Baranik (1920, 10 September - 1998, 6 March) died - US, NM, El Dorado. Lithuanian artist who immigrated to the United States in 1938.
Gilles-Louis Chrétien (1754, 5 February - 1811, 6 March) died - France, Paris. French musician at the court at Versaille. His significance to photography is his invention of the Physionotrace which was a mechanical device created in the late 18th century for the creation of portraits. Although it was not a chemical process More...
Robert Ellison (1944, 6 July - 1968, 6 March) died - Vietnam, Khe Sanh (near). Graduated from the University of Florida and changed his major from herpetology to photography. He photographed the march of Martin Luther KIng from Selma Alabama to Montgomery for Ebony magazine. The Digital Journalist website (http://More...
Keld Helmer-Petersen (1920, 23 August - 2013, 6 March) died. Though often over-looked he made a historical breakthrough in photography in 1947 when he self-published the book "122 Colour Photographs". This was one of the first books to use color photographs and a portfolio of his work was later included in More...
J.E. Mayall (1813, 17 September - 1901, 6 March) died. British photographer and daguerreotypist. Particularly noted for 1851 photographs of the Crystal Palace Exhibition in London.