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 This day in History - March 6
417 Historic Events for March 6
1865

Battle of Natural Bridge, Florida

Event
1867

Wiktor Kazynski, composer, dies at 54

Death
1870

Oscar Straus, Vienna Austria, composer (Ein Walzertraum)

Birth
1882

Guy Kibbee, El Paso TX, actor (Big Shot)

Birth
1882

Monarch Milan Obrenovic of Serbia crowns himself king

Event
1885

Ring Lardner, US, writer (You Know Me Al)

Birth
1886

1st US alternating current power plant starts, Great Barrington, MA

Event
1886

1st US nurses' magazine, The Nightingale, 1st appears, NYC

Event
1887

Henri Gagnon, composer

Birth
1888

Louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55

Death
1890

Fernand Ansseau, Belgian operator/theory (Orfeo)

Birth
1891

Victor Kilian, Jersey City NJ, actor (Gentleman's Agreement)

Birth
1893

[Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues

Birth
1893

Kathleen Smoothy, housewife (last link to Siege of SIdney Street)

Birth
1895

England beat Australia to win one of the best cricket series ever, 3-2

Event
1895

J T Brown hits the fastest 50 in Test Crickets (28 mins) Eng v Aust

Event
1896

1st auto in Detroit, Charles B King rides his "Horseless Carriage"

Event
1897

Knud†ge Riisager, Port Kunda Estonia, Danish composer (Quaarrtsiluni)

Birth
1898

Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)

Birth
1898

Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's and 30's)

Birth
1898

Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Matth„us Passion)

Birth
1898

Jimmy Conzelman, NFL QB/coach/team owner (Chicago)

Birth
1899

"Asprin" patented by Felix Hoffmann

Event
1900

Gottlieb Daimler, designed 1st motorcycle, dies at 65

Death
1900

Robert "Lefty" Grove, baseball pitcher (300 game winner)

Birth