March 6 Events

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March 6th, 2007 (March 06 2007)EventFormer White House aide I. Lewis Libby, Jr. is found guilty on four of five counts of perjury and obstruction of justice trial.
March 6th, 2006 (March 06 2006)EventSouth Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs a bill into legislation that would ban most abortions in the state.
March 6th, 1997 (March 06 1997)EventPicasso s painting Tete de Femme is stolen from a London gallery, and is recovered a week later.
March 6th, 1994 (March 06 1994)EventReferendum in Moldova results in the electorate voting against possible reunification with Romania.
March 6th, 1992 (March 06 1992)EventThe Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
March 6th, 1992 (March 06 1992)EventFounding of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.
March 6th, 1988 (March 06 1988)EventThree unarmed members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army are killed by the SAS on the territory of Gibraltar in the conclusion of Operation Flavius.
March 6th, 1987 (March 06 1987)EventThe British ferry MS Herald of Free Enterprise capsizes in about 90 seconds killing 193.
March 6th, 1984 (March 06 1984)EventTwelve-month-long strike in British coal industry begins.
March 6th, 1981 (March 06 1981)EventAfter 19 years presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time.
March 6th, 1975 (March 06 1975)EventAlgiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
March 6th, 1964 (March 06 1964)EventProphet Elijah Muhammad officially gives Cassius Clay the name Muhammad Ali meaning "beloved of Allah".Muhammad Ali Quotes
March 6th, 1964 (March 06 1964)EventConstantine II becomes King of Greece.
March 6th, 1957 (March 06 1957)EventUnited Kingdom colonies Gold Coast and British Togoland become the independent Republic of Ghana.
March 6th, 1957 (March 06 1957)EventIsrael withdraws its troops from the Sinai Peninsula.
March 6th, 1953 (March 06 1953)EventGeorgy Maksimilianovich Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.Joseph Stalin Quotes
March 6th, 1951 (March 06 1951)EventThe trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
March 6th, 1946 (March 06 1946)EventVietnam War: Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
March 6th, 1945 (March 06 1945)EventA communist-dominated government under Petru Groza assumes power in Romania.
March 6th, 1940 (March 06 1940)EventWinter War: An armistice is signed by Finland and the Soviet Union.
March 6th, 1927 (March 06 1927)EventFritz Lang s Metropolis is released.
March 6th, 1925 (March 06 1925)EventBelgium annexes Eupen, Malmedy, and Sankt Vith.
March 6th, 1921 (March 06 1921)EventThe Portuguese Communist Party is founded as the Portuguese Section of the Communist International.
March 6th, 1901 (March 06 1901)EventIn Bremen an assassin attempts to kill Wilhelm II of Germany.
March 6th, 1899 (March 06 1899)EventBayer registers aspirin as a trademark.
March 6th, 1869 (March 06 1869)EventDmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
March 6th, 1857 (March 06 1857)EventThe Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case.
March 6th, 1853 (March 06 1853)EventThe Giuseppe Verdi opera La Traviata premieres in Venice.
March 6th, 1836 (March 06 1836)EventTexas Revolution: Battle of the AlamoAfter a thirteen day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops, the 187 Texas volunteers defending the Alamo are defeated and the fort is captured.
March 6th, 1834 (March 06 1834)EventYork, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
March 6th, 1820 (March 06 1820)EventThe Missouri Compromise is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, but makes the rest of the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase territory slavery-free.James Monroe Quotes
March 6th, 1788 (March 06 1788)EventThe First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
March 6th, 1521 (March 06 1521)EventFerdinand Magellan arrives at Guam.
March 6th, 1479 (March 06 1479)EventTreaty of AlcacovasPortugal gives the Canary Islands to Castile in exchange for claims in West Africa.
March 6th, 1454 (March 06 1454)EventThirteen Years War: Delegates of the Prussian Confederation pledge allegiance to Casimir IV of Poland, and the Polish king agrees to help in their struggle for independence from the Teutonic Knights.
March 6th, 1079 (March 06 1079)EventOmar Khayyam completes the Iranian calendar.Omar Khayyam Quotes

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