Berlin (dpa) - The current calendar sheet for March 6, 2021:

9th calendar week, 65th day of the year

300 days until the end of the year


Star signs fish

Name day: Fridolin, Mechthild



2020 - US President Donald Trump announces on Twitter that his Executive Chief of Staff at the White House, Mick Mulvaney, will be replaced.

Mark Meadows' successor is already the fourth chief of staff under Trump.

2019 - Venezuela shows the German ambassador.

The diplomat Daniel Kriener sided with the self-proclaimed President Juan Guaidó and against incumbent Nicolás Maduro.

2009 - The Dax closes at 3666.41 points, its lowest level since 2004. Concerns about the recession and ailing state finances dominate the debates among investors.

But after the low point, the Dax picks up again quickly.


2006 - After two unsuccessful attempts, the federal cabinet and 15 federal states approve the draft for federalism reform at a special meeting in Berlin.

Only Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania abstains.

2001 - An Argentine judge declares two central amnesty laws protecting members of the military dictatorship (1976-1983) to be unconstitutional.

In doing so, he heralds a U-turn in Argentina's human rights policy.

1996 - Katja Seizinger wins the overall world cup of alpine ski racers as the second German runner after Rosi Mittermaier (1976).

1981 - The innkeeper Marianne Bachmeier shoots Klaus Grabowski, the alleged murderer of her seven-year-old daughter, during a trial in Lübeck.

1951 - The trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg begins in New York, a couple alleged to have provided the Soviet Union with information about the American nuclear weapons program.

You are sentenced to death and executed in 1953.

1836 - After 13 days the siege of the Texan mission station Alamo ends.

Around 200 settlers had holed up there from the Mexican army.

None of them survived the storm by ten times their superiority.

The battle is part of the founding myth of Texas and is firmly anchored in the national consciousness of the United States.



1996 - Timo Werner (25), German soccer player (Chelsea FC, national player since 2017)

1946 - David Gilmour (75), British guitarist, singer and songwriter, member of the rock group Pink Floyd from 1968

1941 - Palle Mikkelborg (80), Danish jazz trumpeter and composer ("The Voice of Silence")

1941 - Peter Brötzmann (80), German jazz musician, saxophonist, band leader and arranger, representative of freely improvised jazz

1926 - Alan Greenspan, 95, American economist, President of the US Federal Reserve 1987-2006


2016 - Nancy Reagan, former "First Lady" of the USA, widow of Ronald Reagan (President 1981-1989), born in 1921

1986 - Georgia O'Keeffe, American painter, one of the most famous American painters of the 20th century, born in 1887

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