Almanac

March 06, 2006

March 6

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

1906: Comedian Lou Costello was born in Paterson, N.J. 1981: Walter Cronkite signed off for the last time as principal anchorman of the CBS Evening News.

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