Today in History
March 19

1687The French explorer La Salle is murdered in by his own men while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi, along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
1702On the death of William III of Orange, Anne Stuart, sister of Mary, succeeds to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland.
1822Boston is incorporated as a city.
1831The first recorded bank robbery in the United States occurs at the City Bank, in New York. Some $245,000 is stolen.
1879Jim Currie opens fire on the actors Maurice Barrymore and Ben Porter near Marshall, Texas. His shots wound Barrymore and kill Porter.
1903The U.S. Senate ratifies the Cuban treaty, gaining naval bases in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda.
1916The First Aerosquadron takes off from Columbus, NM to join Gen. John J. Pershing and his Punitive Expedition against Pancho Villa in Mexico.
1917The Adamson Act, eight hour day for railroad workers, is ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court.
1918Congress authorizes Daylight Savings Time.
1920The U.S. Senate rejects the Versailles Treaty for the second time.
1924U.S. troops are rushed to Tegucigalpa as rebel forces take the Honduran capital.
1931The state of Nevada legalizes gambling.
1935The British fire on 20,000 Muslims in India, killing 23.
1936The Soviet Union signs a pact of assistance with Mongolia against Japan.
1944The German 352nd Infantry Division deploys along the coast of France.
1945Adolf Hitler orders a scorched-earth policy for his retreating German armies in the west and east.
1947Chiang Kai-Shek's government forces take control of Yenan, the former headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party.
1949The Soviet People's Council signs the constitution of the German Democratic Republic, and declares that the North Atlantic Treaty is merely a war weapon.
1963In Costa Rica, President John F. Kennedy and six Latin American presidents pledge to fight Communism.
1977Congo President Marien Ngouabi is killed by a suicide commando.
1981One technician is killed and two others are injured during a routine test on space shuttle Columbia.

Born on March 19
1589William Bradford, governor of Plymouth colony for 30 years.
1721Tobias George Smollett, satirical author and physician (Roderick Random, Humphrey Clinker).
1813David Livingston, explorer found by Arthur Stanley in Africa.
1821Sir Richard Burton, English explorer.
1848Wyatt Earp, U.S. marshal.
1849Alfred von Tirpitz, Prussian admiral who commanded the German fleet in early World War I.
1860William Jennings Bryan, orator, statesman, known as "The Great Communicator."
1889Sarah Gertrude Millina, South African writer (The Dark River, God's Stepchildren).
1891Earl Warren, governor of California, later 14th Supreme Court Chief Justice.
1904John J. Sirica, U.S. Federal Judge who ruled on Watergate issues.
1906Adolf Eichman, Nazi Gestapo officer.
1912Adolf Galland, German Luftwaffe pilot.
1925Brent Scrowcroft, Lt. Gen. (USAF), National Security Advisor to President George H.W. Bush.
1933Phillip Roth, American novelist and short-story writer (Portnoy's Complaint).

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