March 19th Holidays

March 19th Holidays List

Everyday there are funny quirky holidays that a  lot of people don’t know about.
Here are today’s!

March 19th Trivia 

  • 1848 – Wyatt Earp d. 1929 American gunfighter who led the gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1881) in Tombstone, Arizona was born.
  • 1931 – Gambling Nevada legalizes gambling.
  • 1945 – Heaviest casualties sustained in WWII by a U.S. ship during the war The USS Franklin is hit by a Kamikaze bomber, killing 832 sailors.
  • 1947 Glenn Close American Tony-winning actress was born.
  • 1953 – First TV broadcast of the Academy awards The Greatest Show on Earth wins the Oscar for Best Picture.
  • 1955 – Bruce Willis American Emmy-winning actor. Film: Die Hard (1988). TV: Moonlighting was born.
  • 2003 –  Iraq War begins when U.S. President George W. Bush announces, “…coalition forces are in the early stages of military operations to disarm Iraq, to free its people and to defend the world from grave danger.”
  • 2017:  Rock legend Chuck Berry dies at 90.

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