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 - Zapruder film
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1975: On the late-night television show "Good Night America," the Zapruder film showing the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience for the first time ever.

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