The Only Things That Happened on This Day In History


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.”


~ by thehalobender on March 6, 2009.

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