1521 ~ Ferdinand Magellan arrived at Guam.

1665 ~ Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society was first published, by the 1st joint Secretary of the Royal Society, Henry Oldenburg. It was the first journal in the world exclusively devoted to science, and also the world’s longest running scientific journal.

1788 ~ The First Fleet arrived at Norfolk Island, to found a convict settlement.

1834 ~ York in Upper Canada was incorporated as Toronto.

1836 ~ The Battle of the Alamo ended after a 13 day siege by an army of 3,000 Mexican troops against 187 Texas volunteers, including frontiersman Davy Crockett and colonel Jim Bowie defending the Alamo. The Mexican troops surrounded the Alamo Mission killing the Texians and Tejanos, and captured the fort, during the Texas Revolution.

1869 ~ The 1st periodic table was presented by Dmitri Mendeleev, to the Russian Chemical Society.

1882 ~ The Serbian kingdom was re-founded.

1899 ~ Aspirin was registered as a trademark by Bayer, at the Imperial Patent Office in Berlin, Germany.

1902 ~ Real Madrid C.F. was founded. Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid.

1930 ~ International Unemployment Day demonstrations were globally initiated by Communist International (Comintern) an international organization that advocated world communism.

1933 ~ President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared a bank holiday, which closed all U.S. banks and froze all financial transactions, during the Great Depression.

Today in History for March 6th (Associated Press video)