THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 6 in photos

1950 - Fort Wayne got relief from a coal shortage - the result of a strike in the coal industry - when six carloads of coal arrived March 6, 1950, at the City Light plant. With the delivery, no more critical shortages were anticipated.
2001 - A room full of potential employees wait to hear from Dick Bowman, Driver Recruiting Manager for Schneider National, during a information fair at the Baymont Inn, March 6. Schneider is looking to hire 200 new over the road drivers to fill positions at the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Garrett.
2001 - Carroll High School players celebrate their sectional victory as defeated DeKalb's Adam Liddell leaves the floor Tuesday night at Northrop High School.
2001 - Fort Wayne Police investigate a double shooting at a robbery gone bad at Coliseum Imports, 1841 N Coliseum Blvd. late Tuesday afternoon . The two victims were taken to Parkview Hospital, they were shot inside the building behind the Police in this picture.
2008 - Fort Wayne's Rod Wilmont, right, moves the ball upcourt in the second half of the Mad Ants' 115-109 home loss tot he Sioux Falls Skyforce on Thursday at Memorial Coliseum.
2009 - IPFW's Jonathan Meyer, left, reaches up, attempting to block a tipped ball from Pacific's Eric Fuchino during Friday's match at Hilliard Gates Sports Center. Meyer came into the lineup during the third game IPFW rebounded from early errors to beat the Tigers 3-1
2009 - Geoff Paddock and the Northeast Indiana Passenger Rail Association hope to bring train service back to the old Baker Street station -- with the help of President Obama's $800 billion stimulus package.
2010 - House fire calls are way down this year for the Fort Wayne Fire Department compared to the same period last year.
2011 - A young woman and her escort practice for the Cotillion
2014 - A man was pinned under the wheels of a truck and killed Friday in the 7500 block of Lincoln Highway East in New Haven.
2014 - Allen County Sheriff's Department is seeking Tommy McDuffie, 30, of Lima, Ohio, after a traffic stop March 6 netted 14 pounds of marijuana.

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.


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