The Only Things That Happened on This Day In History

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1853 Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” premiered in Venice, Italy.

1857 In its Dred Scott decision, the Supreme Court held that Scott, a slave, could not sue for his freedom in a federal court

1927 Metropolis opens

1951 The Rosenberg trial begins

1981 Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time as anchorman of “The CBS Evening News.”

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~ by thehalobender on March 6, 2009.

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