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  • Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1895

    First Sino-Japanese War

    Starting Preparations For The Capture of Taiwan

    Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1895

    the Japanese had begun preparations for the capture of Taiwan. However, the first operation would be directed not against the island itself, but against the Pescadores Islands, which due to their strategic position off the west coast would become a stepping stone for further operations against the island. On March 6, a Japanese expeditionary force consisting of a reinforced infantry regiment with 2,800 troops and an artillery battery were embarked on five transports, sailed from Ujina to Sasebo, arriving there three days later.




  • Czech Republic
    Tuesday Mar 06, 1928

    Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)

    Marriage

    Czech Republic
    Tuesday Mar 06, 1928

    On 6 March 1928, Schindler married Emilie Pelzl (1907–2001), daughter of a prosperous Sudeten German farmer from Maletein. The young couple moved in with Oskar's parents and occupied the upstairs rooms, where they lived for the next seven years.




  • France
    Monday Mar 06, 1939

    Spanish Civil War

    Negrín fled to France

    France
    Monday Mar 06, 1939

    Negrín fled to France on 6 March, but the Communist troops around Madrid rose against the junta, starting a brief civil war within the civil war. Casado defeated them, and began peace negotiations with the Nationalists, but Franco refused to accept anything less than unconditional surrender.




  • Vietnam
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1946

    Ho Chi Minh

    Recognizing Vietnam as an autonomous State

    Vietnam
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1946

    When Chiang forced the French to give the French concessions in Shanghai back to China in exchange for withdrawing from northern Indochina, he had no choice but to sign an agreement with France on 6 March 1946 in which Vietnam would be recognized as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union. The agreement soon broke down.




  • Algeria
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1957

    Algerian War

    Ben M'hidi had committed suicide by hanging himself with his shirt

    Algeria
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1957

    On 6 March it was announced that Ben M'hidi had committed suicide by hanging himself with his shirt.




  • Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 1972

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Birth

    Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 1972

    O'Neal was born on March 6, 1972, in Newark, New Jersey, to Lucille O'Neal and Joe Toney, who played high school basketball (he was an All-State guard) and was offered a basketball scholarship to play at Seton Hall.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Mar 06, 1983

    Mobile Phones

    The DynaTAC 8000X mobile phone

    U.S.
    Sunday Mar 06, 1983

    On 6 March 1983, the DynaTAC 8000X mobile phone launched on the first US 1G network by Ameritech. It cost $100M to develop, and took over a decade to reach the market. The phone had a talk time of just thirty-five minutes and took ten hours to charge. Consumer demand was strong despite the battery life, weight, and low talk time, and waiting lists were in the thousands.


  • Ecuador
    Friday Mar 06, 1987

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1987 Ecuador Earthquakes

    Ecuador
    Friday Mar 06, 1987

    The 1987 Ecuador earthquakes occurred over a six-hour period on March 6. The sequence of shocks measured 6.7, 7.1, and 6.0 on the moment magnitude scale. The main shock had a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent). The earthquakes were centered in Napo Province in northeast Ecuador; the epicenters were on the eastern slopes of the Andes, about 75 km ENE of Quito and 25 km north of Reventador Volcano. The earthquakes caused about 1,000 deaths. Four-thousand were missing and an estimated US$1 billion in damage was caused.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 06, 1995

    First Chechen War

    The battle for the southern part of the city continued

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 06, 1995

    The battle for the southern part of the city continued until the official end on 6 March 1995.


  • Cyprus
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1996

    First Chechen War

    Cypriot passenger jet was hijacked by Chechen sympathizers while flying toward Germany

    Cyprus
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1996

    On 6 March, a Cypriot passenger jet was hijacked by Chechen sympathisers while flying toward Germany. Both of these incidents were resolved through negotiations, and the hijackers surrendered without any fatalities being inflicted.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1996

    First Chechen War

    Chechen fighters infiltrated Grozny and launched a three-day surprise raid on the city

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 06, 1996

    On 6 March, between 1,500 and 2,000 Chechen fighters infiltrated Grozny and launched a three-day surprise raid on the city, overrunning much of it and capturing caches of weapons and ammunition. Also in March, Chechen fighters attacked Samashki, where hundreds of villagers were killed.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 2000

    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal scored a career-high 61 points

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 2000

    On March 6, 2000, O'Neal scored a career-high 61 points to go along with 23 rebounds and 3 assists in a 123–103 win over the LA Clippers.


  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 06, 2008

    Atari, Inc.

    Infogrames acquisition

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 06, 2008

    On March 6, 2008, Infogrames made an offer to Atari Inc. to buy out all remaining public shares for a value of $1.68 per share, or $11 million total. The offer would make Infogrames sole owner of Atari Inc., thus making it a privately held company. On April 30, 2008, Atari Inc. announced its intentions to accept Infogrames' buyout offer and to merge with Infogrames. On October 8, 2008, Infogrames completed its acquisition of Atari Inc., making it a wholly owned subsidiary.


  • Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 06, 2008

    iOS

    IPhone SDK

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 06, 2008

    On March 6, 2008, Apple held a press event, announcing the iPhone SDK.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 06, 2009

    Financial crisis of 2007–2008

    The Dow Jones hit its lowest level of 6,443.27

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 06, 2009

    March 6, 2009: The Dow Jones hit its lowest level of 6,443.27.


  • London, England
    Thursday Mar 06, 2014

    Prince Harry

    Launching Invictus Games

    London, England
    Thursday Mar 06, 2014

    On 6 March 2014, Harry launched Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style sporting event for injured servicemen and women, which was held on 10–14 September 2014.


  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 2017

    Donald Trump

    Trump issued a revised order

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 06, 2017

    On March 6, Trump issued a revised order, which excluded Iraq, gave specific exemptions for permanent residents, and removed priorities for Christian minorities. Again federal judges in three states blocked its implementation.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 06, 2019

    Huawei

    Huawei Sues U.S. Government

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 06, 2019

    Huawei filed a lawsuit over the act in March 2019, alleging it to be unconstitutional because it specifically targeted Huawei without granting it a chance to provide a rebuttal or due process.


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