On This Day

Historical Events on March 6 (Part 2)

Sports History

2019 LeBron James scores his 32,293rd point in the 2nd quarter of a Lakers' 115-99 loss to Denver in LA to pass Michael Jordan into 4th place on the NBA all-time point scoring list

  • 2019 US trade deficit rises to 10-year high of $621 billion

Historic Event

2019 Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg reveals plans to turn the social media platform into a more "privacy-focused platform"

  • 2020 Russia refuses to reduce oil production over COVID-19 fears, breaking with Saudi Arabia and OPEC and prompting a price war
  • 2020 American rapper Lil Uzi Vert second album, "Eternal Atake", tops the Billboard charts upon its release
  • 2021 US Senate passes $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill the American Rescue Plan

Meeting of Interest

2021 On his first visit to Iraq, Pope Francis meets with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the Shiite cleric's home in Najaf

COVID-19 Pandemic

2021 Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama is vaccinated against COVID-19 in Dharamsala , India and urges others to do so