On this day: March 6

Published On: Mar 04 2013 12:57:04 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

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.