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  • Han, China
    Saturday Mar 6, 145
    Imperial China (Qin and Han dynasties)

    Zhi of Han

    Han, China
    Saturday Mar 6, 145

    Chong's young third cousin Emperor Zhi of Han became emperor of the Han dynasty, with Liang Na acting as regent.




  • Rome
    Wednesday Mar 6, 222
    Roman Empire

    A romur

    Rome
    Wednesday Mar 6, 222

    Alexander Severus was adopted as son and caesar by his slightly older and very unpopular cousin, the emperor Elagabalus at the urging of the influential and powerful Julia Maesa — who was the grandmother of both cousins and who had arranged for the emperor's acclamation by the Third Legion. On March 6, 222, when Alexander was just fourteen, a rumor went around the city troops that Alexander had been killed, triggering a revolt of the guards that had sworn his safety from Elegabalus and his accession as emperor.




  • Central Europe (Present-Day Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
    Monday Mar 6, 1848
    German revolutions of 1848–1849

    A group of German liberals began to make plans for an election to a German national assembly

    Central Europe (Present-Day Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany)
    Monday Mar 6, 1848

    In Heidelberg, in the state of Baden, on March 6, 1848, a group of German liberals began to make plans for an election to a German national assembly. This prototype Parliament met on March 31, in Frankfurt's St. Paul's Church.




  • Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
    Wednesday Mar 6, 1895
    First Sino-Japanese War

    Starting Preparations For The Capture of Taiwan

    Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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 6, 1928
    Oskar Schindler (Schindler's List)

    Marriage

    Czech Republic
    Tuesday Mar 6, 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 6, 1939
    Spanish Civil War

    Negrín fled to France

    France
    Monday Mar 6, 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 6, 1946
    Ho Chi Minh

    Recognizing Vietnam as an autonomous State

    Vietnam
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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 6, 1957
    Algerian War

    It was announced that Ben M'hidi had committed suicide by hanging himself with his shirt

    Algeria
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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 6, 1972
    Shaquille O'Neal

    Birth

    Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
    Monday Mar 6, 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.


  • Iran
    Tuesday Mar 6, 1973
    1973 oil crisis

    Iran resumes petroleum exports

    Iran
    Tuesday Mar 6, 1973

    Iran resumes petroleum exports.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Mar 6, 1983
    Mobile Phones

    The DynaTAC 8000X mobile phone

    U.S.
    Sunday Mar 6, 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 6, 1987
    Disasters with highest death tolls

    1987 Ecuador Earthquakes

    Ecuador
    Friday Mar 6, 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.


  • New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 6, 1995
    Dollar Tree

    Dollar Tree, Inc. went public on the NASDAQ exchange

    New York, U.S.
    Monday Mar 6, 1995

    On March 6, 1995, Dollar Tree, Inc. went public on the NASDAQ exchange at $15 a share, with a market cap then calculated at $225 million.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 6, 1995
    First Chechen War

    The battle for the southern part of the city continued

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Monday Mar 6, 1995

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


  • Cyprus
    Wednesday Mar 6, 1996
    First Chechen War

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

    Cyprus
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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 6, 1996
    First Chechen War

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

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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 6, 2000
    Shaquille O'Neal

    O'Neal scored a career-high 61 points

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 6, 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.


  • Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
    Sunday Mar 6, 2005
    Diego Maradona

    Gastric bypass surgery

    Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
    Sunday Mar 6, 2005

    Maradona had a tendency to put on weight and suffered increasingly from obesity, at one point weighing 280 lb (130 kg). He was obese from the end of his playing career until undergoing gastric bypass surgery in a clinic in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, on 6 March 2005.


  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 6, 2008
    Atari, Inc.

    Infogrames acquisition

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 6, 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 6, 2008
    iOS

    IPhone SDK

    Cupertino, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 6, 2008

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


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 6, 2009
    Financial crisis of 2007–2008

    The Dow Jones hit its lowest level of 6,443.27

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 6, 2009

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


  • London, England
    Thursday Mar 6, 2014
    Prince Harry

    Launching Invictus Games

    London, England
    Thursday Mar 6, 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 6, 2017
    Donald Trump

    Trump issued a revised order

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 6, 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 6, 2019
    Huawei

    Huawei Sues U.S. Government

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 6, 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.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 6, 2020
    Donald Trump

    Trump signed the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act into law

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 6, 2020

    On March 6, Trump signed the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act into law, which provided $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies.


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