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Monday, March 6, 2017

This was 65th day of the year and 300 days remained in the year.

in history
1836
The Alamo fell to Mexican forces.
1857
The Supreme Court ruled in Dred Scott v. Sandford that slaves were not citizens.
1930
Clarence Birdseye started to sell prepackaged frozen food for the first time, in Springfield, Massachusetts.
1957
The former British colonies of Togoland and the Gold Coast united to form independent Ghana.
1981
Walter Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America," retired from the CBS Evening News and was replaced by Dan Rather.
1997
Queen Elizabeth II launched the first royal website.
March 06 Birthdays Michelangelo Buonarroti 1475–1564, Italian Artist.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poet
Gabriel Garcia Marquez writer
Shaquille O'Neal basketball player
Alan Greenspan chairman of the Federal Reserve
Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac poet
Lou Costello comedian, actor
Rob Reiner actor, director, producer



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