Historical Events for 6th March 2019

1714 – Treaty of Rastatt signed by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI and France ending War of Spanish Succession
1816 – Jews are expelled from Free city of Lubeck, Germany
1869 – Dmitri Mendeleev presents the first periodic table of the elements to the Russian Chemical Society
1959 – 11th Emmy Awards: Playhouse 90, Jack Benny Show, Raymond Burr win
1961 – Dutch guilder revalued 4.74%
1964 – Boxing legend Cassius Clay joins the Nation of Islam and changes his name to “Muhammad Ali”, calling his former title a “slave name”
1981 – France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
1983 – In New Bedford, Massachusetts, woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table
1996 – 10th American Comedy Award: James Burrows
2000 – Long-time Boston Bruin defenseman Ray Bourque is traded to the Colorado Avalanche

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