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 This day in History - March 19
399 Historic Events for March 19
1950

5th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias

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1950

City College of NY defeats Bradley to win the NIT

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1951

Herman Wouk's "Caine Mutiny," published

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1951

H Zur Mhlen, writer, dies

Death
1952

Warren Lees, NZ cricket wicket-keeper (late 70's)

Birth
1952

Derek Longmuir, Edinburgh Scotland, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers)

Birth
1953

Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)

Birth
1953

Tennessee Williams' "Camino Real," premieres in NYC

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1953

Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)

Birth
1953

25th Academy Awards - "Greatest Show on Earth," Gary Cooper and Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)

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1953

Ricky Wilson, Athens Ga, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack)

Birth
1954

1st color telecast of a prize fight, Giardello vs Troy in MSG, NYC

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1954

US Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins

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1954

Charles Pinnell, horse trainer

Birth
1954

1st rocket-driven sled on rails was tested in Alamogordo, NM

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1954

Walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71

Death
1954

US Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright

Event
1954

Weekes, Worrell and Walcott complete tons in innings v England

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1955

17th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: SF beats La Salle 77-63

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1955

Bruce Willis, Penna Grove NJ, actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard)

Birth
1956

Alina Castro, Havanna Cuba, daughter of Fidel

Birth
1956

Biggest NBA margin of victory - Minn Lakers-133, St Louis Hawks-75

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1957

Blake Passey, horse trainer

Birth
1957

Indians reject Boston's offer of $1 million for Herb Score

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1958

Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies

Death