history fact – March 6, 2017

Today is Monday, March 6, the 65th day of 2017. There are 300 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in history took place 160 years ago:

On March 6, 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Dred Scott v. Sandford, ruled 7-2 that Scott, a slave, was not an American citizen and therefore could not sue for his freedom in federal court.

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