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Important Events Of March 6



1998    1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace
1998    Matt Beck, an angry lottery accountant kills 4 at Connecticut state lottery
1996    10th American Comedy Award
1996    2nd Blockbuster Entertainment Awards
1996    Aravinda De Silva smashes 145 vs. Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lanka score 5-398 in 50 overs in World Cup vs. Kenya
1995    9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield
1995    American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets
1995    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Phoenix, Arizona on KEDJ 106.3/100.3 FM
1994    Colin Jackson runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.30 sec)
1994    United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy
1992    Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
1991    Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"
1990    SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17
1989    Yankees beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985)
1988    18th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,200,000
1988    3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
1988    Betsy King wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open/Helene Curtis Pro-Am
1988    Julie Krone becomes winningest female jockey (1205 victories)
1988    Orville Moodey shoots 63 at Seniors golf tournament
1987    6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100
1987    Belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
1986    Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor," premieres in London
1986    U.S.S.R.'s Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km
1985    Enos Slaughter and Arky Vaughan are elected to baseball Hall of Fame
1985    Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his 1st pro fight
1985    Mexican authorities find body of U.S. drug agent Enrique C. Salaazar
1985    Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King and I"
1983    "On Your Toes" opens at Virginia Theater New York City for 505 performances
1983    Anne-Marie Palli wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic
1983    Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections
1983    U.S. Football League begins its 1st season
1982    NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
1982    Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)
1981    France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1981    Soyuz 39 returns to Earth
1981    Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of CBS Evening News
1981    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Hartford won by Denise Biellmann
1980    Emmy 7th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 1st time
1980    Princess Theater (Latin Quarter, Cotton Club) opens at 200 W 48th New York City
1980    French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it 1st woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)
1976    Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova and Gorshkov (URS)
1976    Ice Pairs Championship at Gothenburg won by Rodnina and Zaitsev (URS)
1976    Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (GRB)
1976    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Gothenburg won by Dorothy Hamill
1974    "Over Here" opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 341 performances
1974    An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo
1974    Ian and Greg Chappell score cricket
1973    In an exhibition game with the Pirates, Twins Larry Hisle becomes the 1st designated hitter (he hits 2 home runs and knocks in 7 RBIs)
1972    Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner
1972    Keswick to Penrith railway officially closes
1971    Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs. West Indies at Port-of-Spain
1970    Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
1967    2nd Academy of Country Music Awards
1967    Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison
1967    Muhammad Ali is ordered by selective service to be inducted
1967    Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum in US
1967    WACS TV channel 25 in Dawson, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966    Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks)
1965    "How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St. New York City after 1415 performances
1965    1st nonstop helicopter crossing of North America, JR Willford
1965    Bruce Taylor hits 105 for New Zealand vs. India in 1st Test Cricket innings
1964    Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece
1964    Elijah Muhammad renames Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali
1964    Liz Taylor's 4th divorce (Eddie Fisher)
1964    Tom O'Hara runs world record mile (3:56.4)
1962    St. Louis vote to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals
1962    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962    U.S. promise Thailand assistance against communist aggression
1961    1st London minicabs introduced
1961    Dutch Queen Juliana celebrates 12 year government jubilee
1961    Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%
1960    President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament
1959    11st Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr
1959    Farthest radio signal heard (Pioneer IV, 400,000 miles)
1957    Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from U.K.
1955    Dutch premiere of Samuel Becketts' "Waiting for Godot"
1955    Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1953    Malenkov becomes chairman of the U.S.S.R.
1951    Belgium extends conscription to 24 months
1947    XB-45, 1st U.S. 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, California
1946    France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation
1945    117 SD-prisoners executed at Savage Farm
1945    Assassination attempt on Hohere, SS Police fuhrer Rauter
1945    Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio
1945    Erich Honnecker andErich Hanke flee nazis
1945    Federico Garcia Lorca's "La Casa," premieres in Buenos Aires
1944    USAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
1943    Battle at Medenine, North-Africa: Rommels assault attack
1943    Sukarno asks for cooperation with Japanese occupiers
1940    1st U.S. telecast from an airplane, New York City
1936    Belgium ends Locarno-pact
1935    Frank Bartell, Czechoslovakia, cycles record 80.584 mph in Los Angeles
1934    Sidney Howard and Paul de Kruif's "Yellowjacket," premieres in New York City
1933    Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a nationwide bank holiday
1933    Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses," premieres in New York City
1933    Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)
1930    Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
1929    Turkey and Bulgaria sign friendship treaty
1926    China asks for a seat in the Security council
1924    British Labour government cuts military budget
1923    Cards announce their players will wear numbers on their uniforms
1922    Babe Ruth signs 3 years at $52,000 a year New York Yankee contract
1922    GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV," premieres in New York City
1921    Police in Sunbury Penn issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee
1919    NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie
1918    U.S. naval boat "Cyclops" disappears in Bermuda Triangle
1915    Greek King Constantine I fires premier Venizelos
1909    Gerhart Hauptmann's "Griselda," premieres in Vienna
1906    Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
1906    Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
1906    Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Soc of Civil Engineers
1902    Census Bureau forms
1899    "Asprin" patented by Felix Hoffmann
1896    1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage"
1895    England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2
1895    J. T. Brown hits the fastest 50 in Test Crickets (28 minutes) England vs. Australia
1886    1st U.S. alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, MA
1886    1st U.S. nurses' magazine, The Nightingale, 1st appears, New York City
1882    Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king
1865    Battle of Natural Bridge, Florida
1865    President Lincolns 2nd Inaugural Ball
1862    Battle of Pea Ridge, AR (Elkhorn Tavern)
1861    Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
1857    Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens
1855    Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet
1853    Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata," premieres in Venice
1851    Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London
1838    Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna
1836    Mexico attacks Alamo in the early morning
1836    3,000 Mexicans beat 182 Texans at the Alamo, after 13 day fight
1836    HMS Beagle/Darwin reaches King George's Sound, Australia
1834    Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor
1831    Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan
1831    Edgar Allen Poe removed from West Point military academy
1831    Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan
1816    Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany
1810    Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in U.S.
1808    1st college orchestra in U.S. founded, at Harvard
1799    Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine
1728    Spain and England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
1714    Peace of Rastatt - French emperor Charles VI of Habsburg
1665    Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing
1664    King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
1646    Joseph Jenkes, MA, receives 1st colonial machine patent
1628    Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict