On This Day in History - March 6
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|What Happened On This Day In History - March 6|
1788 March 6
The First Fleet arrives at Norfolk Island in order to found a convict settlement.
1834 March 6
York, Upper Canada is incorporated as Toronto.
1840 March 6
The Baltimore College of Dental Surgery opens, the first dental school.
1869 March 6
Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
1882 March 6
The Serbian kingdom is refounded.
1912 March 6
the Oreo cookie is introduced by Nabisco
1930 March 6
International Unemployment Day demonstrations globally initiated by the Comintern
1945 March 6
World War II: Cologne is captured by American Troops.
1946 March 6
Ho Chi Minh signs an agreement with France which recognizes Vietnam as an autonomous state in the Indochinese Federation and the French Union.
1957 March 6
Ghana becomes the first Sub-Saharan country to gain Independence from the British
1975 March 6
Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
1981 March 6
France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island.
1983 March 6
The first United States Football League game is played.
1992 March 6
Michelangelo computer virus begins to affect computers.
1995 March 6
US 4.5 cents equals 156.30 Dutch guilder (record)
1998 March 6
1st time the British flag is flown over Buckingham Palace.
2008 March 6
A Palestinian gunman shoots and kills 8 students and critically injures 11 in the library of the Mercaz HaRav yeshiva, in Jerusalem, Israel.