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Importance of 06th March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 06th March special in the world history.

1987
Cross-channel ferry 'Herald of Free Enterprise' left Zeebrugge, Belgium, with its bow doors open. It capsized outside the harbour, killing 188 passengers
Belgium
1983
Death of Donald Maclean, British-born Soviet spy .
Great Britain
1973
Death of Pearl Buck, novelist and Nobel Prize winner
United States
1961
Death of George Formby, English music hall artist, singer and songwriter.
Great Britain
1957
Gold Coast becomes independent Ghana.
Ghana
1951
Death of Ivor Novello, Welsh songwriter.
Great Britain
1933
Death of Anton Cermak, Mayor of Chicago, who had been shot during a failed assassination attempt on President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt on.
United States
1932
Death of John Philip Sousa, American composer, 'The March King'.
United States
1908
Birth of Lou Costello, American comedian (‘Abbott and Costello’) .
United States
1888
Death of Louisa May Alcott, American writer.
United States
1884
Susan B. Anthony and over 100 suffragists presented US President Chester A. Arthur with a demand that he voice his support for female suffrage
United States
1857
The Dred Scott decision - the US Supreme Court overruled Congress and made slavery legal in all the territories, pushing the nation towards civil war
United States
1836
Death of Davy Crockett, American frontiersman and casualty during the final assault on The Alamo.
United States
1836
The Alamo fell.
United States
1834
The city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada was founded
Canada
1619
Birth of Cyrano de Bergerac, French playwright.
France
1521
Ferdinand Magellan arrived on the island of Guam.
Portugal
1475
Birth of Michelangelo, Italian artist.
Italy
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