Home > history > Significant Events

Significant Events

Saturday, March 6, 2010, 13:01 EDT Leave a comment Go to comments

On this date in history:

  • 1806 – Poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning is born in Durham, England.
  • 1834 – The City of Toronto, Ontario, is incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its first mayor.
  • 1852 – Newfoundland Electric Telegraph is completed between St. John’s and Carbonear.
  • 1886 – The first alternating current power plant in the United States starts in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.
  • 1950 – Silly Putty is invented.
  • 1964 – G is born.
  • 1976 – American Dorothy Hamill wins the world figure skating championship.
  • 1992 – New York Yankees pitcher Pascual Perez is suspended for one year for cocaine use.
Categories: history
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s