On this day: March 6

POSTED: 9:57 AM PST March 4, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST March 5, 2014 
the fall of The Alamo painting

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.