March 06 in History – What happened on 06 March in Past

06 March - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on March 06, the day number in a year is 65 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 66. March 06 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

March 06 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
961The Muslim Emirate of Crete was conquered by the Byzantine Empire.
1447Tomaso Parentucelli became Pope Nicholas V.
1508Babur's son Humayun was born in Kabul, Afghanistan.
1665The first joint Secretary of the Royal Society, HenryOldenburg, publishes the first issue of Philosophical Transactions ofthe Royal Society, the world's longest-running scientific journal.
1712The slave revolt began in New York City.
1714March 6 Peace of Rastat - French Emperor Charles Sahava Habsburg signed the peace treaty.
1834York, Upper Canada, was incorporated as Toronto.
1836The Battle of the Alamo ended, with around 5,000 Mexican soldiers of 182 Texan settler soldiers who died in the conflict.
1853Giuseppe Verdi's La traviata premiered at Venice's La Fenice,but the performance was considered so bad that it caused the Italiancomposer to revise portions of the opera.
1869Dmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table of elements to the Russian Chemical Society.
1886The first nurses nightingale was published.
1900West Virginia, USA In a coal mine explosion in which 50 miners were killed.
1902Real Madrid, the world's richest football (soccer) club, wasfounded as Madrid Football Club.
1902Madrid club was established in Spain.
1902Real Madrid CF Established as a football club.
1913First Balkan War-The Greek army captured Bizani Fortress, nearIoannina, from the Ottomans.
1921The Portuguese Communist Party was established.
1930Organized by the Communist International, hundreds of thousandsof people in major cities around the world marched to protest massunemployment associated with the Great Depression.
1945Petru Groza of the Ploughmen's Front, became the first Prime Minister of the Communist Party-dominated governments of Romania.
1960Switzerland gave women the right to vote in local body elections.
1961India's first financial daily newspaper The Economic Times was launched by the Times of India Group in Bombay.
1962Ambika Chakravarti, the great revolutionary and warrior, died.
1964In a radio broadcast, Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammadannounced that American boxer Cassius Clay would change his name toMuhammad Ali.
1964Constantine II became king of Greece after the death of his father King Paul.
1971A fire at a mental hospital in the city of Burghölzli, Switzerland, killed 28 people.
1975Iran and Iraq signed the Algiers Agreement to settle a borderdispute, only to begin fighting again five years later in theIran–Iraq War.
1981US President Ronald Reagan announced to cut 37000 federal jobs.
1984A year-long action began in the British coal industry.
1988In Operation Flavius, the British Special Air Service killed three Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers while they were conspiring to bomb a parade of British military bands in Gibraltar.
1991Prime Minister Chandrasekhar Rao resigned from his post.
1994Colin Jackson made the world record in 60m hurdles indoor race. He completed the 60m race in just 4.30 sec.
1996Sri Lankan batsman, Aravinda De Silva, scored 145 in World Cup at Kandy. Sri Lanka scored 5-398 after the end of 50 overs against Kenya.
1996Iraq accepted the \ Food for Food Plan \ under the UN resolution, the Irish Republic Army declared a 25-year war with Britain, denying a quick ceasefire.
1998For the first time, the British Flag was flown over the Buckingham Palace.
2003Around 103 people were killed in the spot due to the crash of Air Algrie Flight at Tamanrasset Airport in Algeria.
2003An Algerian plane crashed in Tamarasset, killing more than 102 passengers.
2007The Mega Millions has the highest lottery jackpot. The decided amount of money is $370 million dollars for the winner.
2008A Palestinian gunman shot and killed eight students andcritically injured eleven in the library of the Mercaz HaRav Kookyeshiva in Jerusalem.
2009The sking-wing fighter aircraft MiG-23 made its final flight after serving the Indian Air Force for three decades.
2010Talibian Commander of Pakistan, Faqir Mohommed, reportedly died due the drone striking in Pakistan.
2011Speaking in Cardiff and Wales, Prime minister of U.K, David Cameron declared a war on “Enemies of Enterprise”.
2012The President of France, Niclas Sarkozy announced a plan that will cut the of emigration people to France by 50%.
2013In the United Kingdom, the top 50 payday loan companies were cited for “widespread irresponsible in lending”. So to change their practices, the office of fair trading gave those 12 weeks in their hand.
2013The Syrian rebels captured the major city of Er-Raqqa.
2014Prince Harry initiated, The Invictus Games, which will become the games only for those wounded members in the military.



Famous Birthdays of March 06:

YearName / Profession / Country
1984Eskil Pedersen / Politician / Norway
1882Guy Kibbee / Actor / United States of America
1779Antoine-Henri Jomini / General / Switzerland
1946Richard Noble / Racing Car Driver / Scotland
1900Lefty Grove / Baseball Player / United States of America
1920Lewis Gilbert / Director / United Kingdom
1953Madhav Kumar Nepal / Politician / Nepal
1459Jakob Fugger / Banker / Germany
1948Anna Maria Horsford / Actress / United States of America
1947Rob Reiner / Actor / United States of America
1979Clint Barmes / Baseball Player / United States of America
1872Ben Harney / Composer / United States of America
1536Santi di Tito / Painter / Italy
1980Emílson Cribari / Footballer / Brazil
1619Cyrano de Bergerac / Author / France
1979Érik Bédard / Baseball Player / Canada
1977Marcus Thames / Baseball Player / United States of America
1895Albert Tessier / Historian / Canada
1936Sylvia Robinson / Singer / United States of America
1929Tom Foley / Politician / United States of America
1924Ottmar Walter / Footballer / Germany
1986Ross Detwiler / Baseball Player / United States of America
1884Molla Mallory / Tennis Player / United States of America
1898Gus Sonnenberg / Footballer / United States of America
1849Georg Luger / Gun Designer / Austria
1950Arthur Roche / Bishop / United Kingdom
1973Greg Ostertag / Basketball Player / United States of America
1936Bob Akin / Journalist / United States of America
1724Henry Laurens / Politician / United States of America
1987Kevin-Prince Boateng / Footballer / Germany

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