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What Happened on March 6th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 32 people are killed and 81 are injured when gunmen open fire on a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. The Islamic State claims responsibility for the attack.
2018 Forbes names Jeff Bezos as the world's richest person, for the first time, at $112 billion net worth.
2008 A suicide bomber kills 68 people (including first responders) in Baghdad on the same day that a gunman kills eight students in Jerusalem.
2003 Air Algérie Flight 6289 crashes at the Aguenar – Hadj Bey Akhamok Airport in Tamanrasset, Algeria, killing 102 out of the 103 people on board.
1992 The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
1988 Three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers are shot dead by the SAS in Gibraltar in Operation Flavius.
1987 The British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds, killing 193.
1984 In the United Kingdom, a walkout at Cortonwood Colliery in Brampton Bierlow signals the start of a strike that lasted almost a year and involved the majority of the country's miners.
1975 For the first time the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory.
1975 Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
1970 An explosion at the Weather Underground safe house in Greenwich Village kills three.
1968 Three rebels are executed by Rhodesia, the first executions since UDI, prompting international condemnation.
1967 Cold War: Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States.
1965 Premier Tom Playford of South Australia loses power after 27 years in office.
1964 Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad officially gives boxing champion Cassius Clay the name Muhammad Ali.
1964 Constantine II becomes the last King of Greece.
1957 Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain independence from the British.
1953 Georgy Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
1951 Cold War: The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
1946 Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
1945 World War II: Cologne is captured by American troops. On the same day, Operation Spring Awakening, the last major German offensive of the war, begins.
1944 World War II: Soviet Air Forces bomb an evacuated town of Narva in German-occupied Estonia, destroying the entire historical Swedish-era town.
1943 Norman Rockwell published Freedom from Want in The Saturday Evening Post with a matching essay by Carlos Bulosan as part of the Four Freedoms series.
1943 World War II: Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel launches the Battle of Medenine in an attempt to slow down the British Eight Army. It fails, and he leaves Africa three days later.
1943 World War II: The Battle of Fardykambos, one of the first major battles between the Greek Resistance and the occupying Royal Italian Army, ends with the surrender of an entire Italian battalion, the bulk of the garrison of the town of Grevena, leading to its liberation a fortnight later.
1933 Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "bank holiday", closing all U.S. banks and freezing all financial transactions.
1930 International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern.
1912 Italo-Turkish War: Italian forces become the first to use airships in war, as two dirigibles drop bombs on Turkish troops encamped at Janzur, from an altitude of 6,000 feet.
1901 Anarchist assassin tries to kill German Emperor Wilhelm II.
1899 Bayer registers "Aspirin" as a trademark.
1882 The Serbian kingdom is re-founded.
1869 Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
1857 The Supreme Court of the United States rules 7–2 in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case that the Constitution does not confer citizenship on black people.
1836 Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo: After a thirteen-day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo are killed and the fort is captured.
1834 York, Upper Canada, is incorporated as Toronto.
1820 The Missouri Compromise is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, brings Maine into the Union as a free state, and makes the rest of the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase territory slavery-free.
1788 The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
1665 The first joint Secretary of the Royal Society, Henry Oldenburg, publishes the first issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world's longest-running scientific journal.
1521 Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
1454 Thirteen Years' War: Delegates of the Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to King Casimir IV of Poland who agrees to commit his forces in aiding the Confederation's struggle for independence from the Teutonic Knights.
1323 Treaty of Paris of 1323 is signed.
1204 The Siege of Château Gaillard ends in a French victory over King John of England, who loses control of Normandy to King Philip II Augustus.
961 Byzantine conquest of Chandax by Nikephoros Phokas, end of the Emirate of Crete.
845 The 42 Martyrs of Amorium are killed after refusing to convert to Islam.
632 The Farewell Sermon (Khutbah, Khutbatul Wada') of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.
12 The Roman emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the emperor.
Famous People Born on March 6

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Year Name
1949 Martin Buchan, Scottish footballer and manager
1909 Stanisław Jerzy Lec, Polish poet and author (d. 1966)
1965 Jim Knight, English politician
1932 Bronisław Geremek, Polish historian and politician, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 2008)
1963 D. L. Hughley, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1938 Keishu Tanaka, Japanese politician, 17th Japanese Minister of Justice
1879 Jimmy Hunter, New Zealand rugby player (d. 1962)
1930 Lorin Maazel, French-American violinist, composer, and conductor (d. 2014)
1920 Lewis Gilbert, English director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2018)
1968 Moira Kelly, American actress and director
Famous People Deaths On March 6

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Date Name
2016 Nancy Reagan, American actress, 42nd First Lady of the United States (b. 1921)
1616 Francis Beaumont, English playwright (b. 1584)
1955 Mammad Amin Rasulzade, Azerbaijani scholar and politician (b. 1884)
1933 Anton Cermak, Czech-American lawyer and politician, 44th Mayor of Chicago (b. 1873)
1974 Ernest Becker, American anthropologist and author (b. 1924)
1994 Melina Mercouri, Greek actress and politician, 9th Greek Minister of Culture (b. 1920)
1932 John Philip Sousa, American conductor and composer (b. 1854)
1988 Mairéad Farrell, Provisional IRA volunteer (b. 1957)
1888 Louisa May Alcott, American novelist and poet (b. 1832)
1905 John Henninger Reagan, American surveyor, judge, and politician, 3rd Confederate States of America Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1818)