History March 6th

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    1079 - Omar ibn Ibrahim al-Chajjam completes Jalali-calendar
    1323 - Treaty of Paris
    1447 - Tommaso Parentucelli succeeds Pope Eugene IV as Nicolas V
    1521 - Magellan discovers Guam
    1628 - Emperor Ferdinand II delegates Restitutie-edict
    1646 - Joseph Jenkes, MA, receives 1st colonial machine patent
    1664 - King Louis XIV and Emperor of Brandenburg signs covenant
    1665 - Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society starts publishing
    1728 - Spain and England sign (1st) Convention of Pardo
    1775 - 1st Negro Mason in US initiated, Boston
    1799 - Napolean captures Jaffa Palestine
    1808 - 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard
    1810 - Illinois passes 1st state vaccination legislation in US
    1816 - Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck Germany
    1831 - Edgar Allen Poe removed from West Point milt academy
    1836 - 3,000 Mexicans beat 182 Texans at the Alamo, after 13 day fight
    1857 - Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens
    1861 - Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army
    1882 - Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king
    1886 - 1st US alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, MA
    1886 - 1st US nurses' magazine, The Nightingale, 1st appears, NYC
    1896 - 1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage"
    1899 - "Asprin" patented by Felix Hoffmann
    1902 - Census Bureau forms
    1906 - Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands
    1906 - Nora Blatch is 1st woman elected to American Soc of Civil Engineers
    1918 - US naval boat "Cyclops" disappears in Bermuda Triangle
    1921 - Police in Sunbury Penn issue an edict requiring Women to wear skirts at least 4 inches below the knee
    1924 - British Labour govt cuts military budget
    1926 - China asks for a seat in the Security council
    1929 - Turkey and Bulgaria sign friendship treaty
    1930 - Bkln's Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
    1936 - Belgium ends Locarno-pact
    1940 - 1st US telecast from an airplane, NYC
    1943 - Battle at Medenine, North-Africa: Rommels assault attack
    1945 - Assassination attempt on Hihere, SS Police fuhrer Rauter
    1945 - Erich Honnecker and Erich Hanke flee nazis
    1946 - France recognizes Vietnam statehood within Indo-Chinese federation
    1947 - XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA
    1950 - Silly Putty invented
    1951 - Belgium extends conscription to 24 months
    1957 - Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK
    1961 - 1st London minicabs introduced
    1962 - US promise Thailand assistance against communist aggression
    1964 - Constantine succeeds Paul I as king of Greece
    1964 - Elijah Muhammad renames Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali
    1965 - 1st nonstop helicopter crossing of North America, JR Willford
    1967 - Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison
    1967 - Muhammad Ali is order by selective service to be inducted
    1967 - Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum in US
    1978 - Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot and crippled by a sniper in Ga
    1980 - French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it 1st woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar)
    1981 - Soyuz 39 returns to Earth
    1981 - Walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "CBS Evening News"
    1985 - Mexican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar
    1985 - Yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King and I"
    1986 - USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km
    1987 - 6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100
    1987 - Belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
    1988 - 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers
    1990 - SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17
    1991 - Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, Pres Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"
    1994 - United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy
    1995 - American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets
    1998 - 1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace
    1998 - Matt Beck, an angry lottery accountant kills 4 at Conn state lottery