On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1957

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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
1957 Highlights

About March 6, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces