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>>  Noted Birthdays on Saturday, March 6  <<


Michelangelo
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1475 – Michelangelo [Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni], painter and sculptor, David, Sistine Chapel ceiling (d.1564)
1619 – Cyrano de Bergerac, famous nose, playwright, Voyage to the Moon (d.1655)
1900 – Robert "Lefty" Grove, HOF-baseball pitcher, 300 game winner (d.1975)
1906 – Lou Costello, born in Paterson, New Jersey, comedian and actor, Abbott and Costello (d.1959)
1923 – Ed McMahon, born in Detroit, Michigan, TV host, Marine colonel, Johnny Carson Show, Star Search (d.2009)
1927 – John Fairchild, born in Newark, New Jersey, CEO, Fairchild publishing (d.2015)
1927 – Doris Jansen Balvin, Iowa, daughter, sister, aunt, wife, mother, homemaker (d.2012)
1936 – Marion S. Barry, Mayor-D-Washington D.C., 1979-90, 95, 1990 drug conviction (d.2014)
1940 – Willie Stargell, HOF outfielder/first baseman, Pirates, 1971 NL home run leader (d.2001)
1946 – David Jon Gilmour, rock guitarist, Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon
1947 – Kiki Dee [Pauline Matthews], born in Yorkshire, England, singer, Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
1947 – Rob Reiner, born in Bronx, New York, actor and director, Michael Stivic – All in the Family (1971-79), Stand by Me (1986)
1959 – Tom Arnold [Thomas Duane Arnold], born in Ottumwa, Iowa, actor, True Lies (1994), McHale’s Navy (1997)
1960 – Sleepy Floyd [Eric Augustus Floyd], born in Gastonia, North Carolina, professional basketball player, guard, played for Georgetown University, the New Jersey Nets, the Houston Rockets
1963 – Suzanne Crough, rocker, Tracy Partridge – Partridge Family (1970-74) (based on The Cowsills) (d.2015)
1964 – Cher Butler, born in Garland, Texas, Playmate August 1985
1969 – Andrea Elson, New York City, actress, Alice Tyler – Whiz Kids (1983-84), Lynn Tanner – ALF (1986-90)
1967 – Shuler Hensley, born in Atlanta, Georgia, singer, actor, films include, The Legend of Zorro, Van Helsing, Ed
1972 – Shaquille O’Neal, born in Newark, New Jersey, NBA-HOF center, Lakers, won 1996 Olympic gold

Robert Moses Grove
"Lefty" – c. 1933
Lou Costello
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Ed McMahon
c. 2005
Willie Stargell
c. 1983
Rob Reiner
c. 2016
Tom Arnold
c. 2004
Shaquille O'Neal
c. 2009
* * * Vet completed February 18, 2018. (Dated, edited, and corrected): Photos sized February 24, 2018
(Conceived Around June 13)

>>  Noted Events On Saturday, March 6  <<

2021 – NOTE: – "Not All Verified": If no hyperlink, event not verified or vetted. [1] Could not corroborate date, may be conflicting data on multiple sites, or exact date could not be verified. Hyperlinks are generally verification of year, month, date, and event. [bh] Brainy History, not vetted elsewhere, take their word for it at this time, a valid citation would be nice. Error 403 links corrected when found.
2016 – Nancy Davis Reagan passes away at ninety-four years young
2015 – AT&T will be replaced with Apple Inc. on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), reflecting shifts in the U.S. economy between telecommunications and technology; AT&T had been part of the DJIA for over one hundred years
2015 – NASA's Dawn spacecraft enters orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres [1]
2014 – Major photo agency Getty Images is now allowing free embedding of millions of its images, many of famous figures
2013 – Microsoft is fined five hundred and sixty-one million euros for not providing E.U. residents with an alternative web browser to Internet Explorer
2007 – MegaMillions has the highest lottery jackpot ever, three hundred and seventy million dollars
2006 – South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs a bill into legislation that would ban most abortions in the state
1998 – First time the British Union Flag is flown over Buckingham Palace (following the controversy after Princess Diana's death; formerly the only flag flown was the Sovereign's standard indicating the monarch's presence.)
1992 – The Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers (Birthday)
1991 – Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, U.S. President George H. W. 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
1985 – Mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in one round in his first pro fight (Video)
1982 – NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
1981 – After nineteen years of presenting the CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite signs off for the last time
1978 – Hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot and crippled by a sniper in Georgia
1975 – For the first time the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory (Video)
1972 – Jack Nicklaus, passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner
1970 – Beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
1967 – Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States
1967 – Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison
1964 – Elijah Muhammad gave a radio address that Cassius Clay would be renamed Muhammad (one who is worthy of praise) Ali (most high)
1957 – Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain independence from the British
1957 – Centenary of Dred Scott slavery court decision marked by rediscovery of Scott's grave
1953 – Georgy Malenkov succeeds Joseph Stalin as Premier of the Soviet Union and First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
1951 – The trial of Julius Rosenberg and his wife Ethel Rosenberg begins
1950 – Silly Putty goes on sale in the U.S. (Wikipedia) [1]
1946 – Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union
1945 – Cologne is captured by American troops (WWII)
1944 – USAAF begins daylight bombing of Berlin
1943 – Norman Rockwell published Freedom from Want in the The Saturday Evening Post with a matching essay by Carlos Bulosan as part of the Four Freedoms series
1935 – Frank Bartell, Czechoslovakia, cycles record 80.584 mph in Los Angeles
1933 – Franklin D. Roosevelt issues Proclamation 2039 and declares a nationwide “bank holiday
1930 – Clarence Birdseye develops a method for quick freezing food
1922 – Babe Ruth signs for three years at fifty-two thousand dollars a year on New York Yankee contract
1918 – U.S. naval boat "USS Cyclops" disappears in Bermuda Triangle [1]
1912 – Oreo sandwich cookies were introduced to the public in a grocery store in Hoboken, New Jersey
1912 – Italian forces become the first to use airships in war, as two dirigibles drop bombs on Turkish troops encamped at Janzur, from an altitude of six thousand feet
1902 – Permanent U.S. Census office created by legislation passed by Congress
1899 – Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) patented by Felix Hoffmann at German company Bayer
1896 – First auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage"
1886 – First U.S. alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, Massachusetts
1869 – Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society
1857 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case. Rules slaves cannot be citizens
1836 – Texas Revolution: Battle of the Alamo (185 years ago), After a thirteen-day siege by an army of three thousand Mexican troops, the one hundred and eighty-seven Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and Colonel Jim Bowie, defending the Alamo, are killed and the fort is captured
1834 – Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its first mayor
1820 – The Missouri Compromise is signed into law by President James Monroe. The compromise allows Missouri to enter the Union as a slave state, brings Maine into the Union as a free state, and makes the rest of the northern part of the Louisiana Purchase territory slavery-free
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan arrives at Guam
_845 – Execution of the forty-two Martyrs of Amorium at Samarra
_632 – The Farewell Sermon of the Islamic prophet Muhammad
12BC – The Roman Emperor Augustus is named Pontifex Maximus, incorporating the position into that of the Emperor


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