On this day: March 6

Published On: Mar 04 2013 11:57:04 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.

OTD March 6 - Martin Kove
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1946: Actor Martin Kove, best known for his roles in the 1980s movies "The Karate Kid" (pictured, left) and "Rambo: First Blood Part II," is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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