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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
1831

Edgar Allen Poe removed from West Point milt academy

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1831

Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan

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1831

Philip Henry Sheridan, Albany NY, Major General (Union Army)

Birth
1831

Friedrich C K von Bodelschwingh, German theologist (Home Mission)

Birth
1831

Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula," premieres in Milan

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1834

Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor

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1835

Charles Ewing, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1883

Birth
1835

Ludwik Grossman, composer

Birth
1836

3,000 Mexicans beat 182 Texans at the Alamo, after 13 day fight

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1836

Davy Crockett, US pioneer (Alamo), killed in battle at 49

Death
1836

HMS Beagle/Darwin reaches King George's Sound, Australia

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1838

Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna

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1843

Artur Napoleao dos Santos, composer

Birth
1844

Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer (Flight of the Bumble Bee) (NS 3/18)

Birth
1846

Nikoli A Poveloi, Russian writer/publisher, dies at 49 [NS]

Death
1851

Alexander Aliabiev, composer, dies at 63

Death
1851

Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze," premieres in London

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1852

Joseph Bayer, composer

Birth
1853

Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata," premieres in Venice

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1854

Caspar GC Reinwardt, German/Dutch biologist, dies at 80

Death
1855

Gustave Flaubert writes goodbye to Louise Colet

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1857

Dred Scott Decision: Supreme Court rules slaves cannot be citizens

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1861

Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army

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1862

Battle of Pea Ridge, AR (Elkhorn Tavern)

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1865

President Lincolns 2nd Inaugural Ball

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