On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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Centenary of Dred Scott slavery court decision marked by rediscovery of Scott's grave

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  • Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward "Eddie" Deezen, American actor (Grease, I Wanna Hold Your Hand), born in Cumberland, Maryland
  • Mike Gatting, England cricket batsman (79 Tests, captain 1986-88), born in Kingsbury, England