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 - Eric Clapton
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2000: Eric Clapton is inducted as a solo artist into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making him the first person inducted three times. He also got in as a member of the rock bands The Yardbirds and Cream.

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