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Today in American History - March 6

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Events:


1820 - The Missouri Compromise was signed into law during James Monroe's presidency.

1836 - The Siege of the Alamo ended with a massacre of the Alamo's defenders by Mexican troops.

Births:


1926 - Alan Greenspan

Deaths:


1836 - Davy Crockett

1888 - Louisa May Alcott died

1932 - John Philip Sousa died

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