March 06

This Day in History

1990

Russia Allows Private Property

On this day in 1990, the Russian Supreme Soviet, in one of its last major acts of policy reform, ratified a law that would pave the way for the ownership of private property. The implementation of the … (more...)

1869

Mendeleev Presents First Periodic Table

On this day in 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev presented the first periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society. Representing the culmination of a century of growth in the knowledge of … (more...)

1475

Michelangelo born

Future painter, sculptor, and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti is born on March 6, 1475. The city of Florence contains many of the early works of the Renaissance master, including his most famous, a … (more...)