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 This day in History - March 19
399 Historic Events for March 19
1981

2 workers killed in space shuttle Columbia accident

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1982

Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Ozzy Osbourne), air crash at 25

Death
1982

National Guard jet tanker crashes killing 27

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1982

Che' Vonne Burton, Miss Michigan Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1984

"Kate and Allie," premieres

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1984

John J O'Connor named 8th archbishop of NY

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1984

KSD-AM in St Louis MO changes call letters to KUSA

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1984

STS 41-C vehicle moves to launch pad

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1984

Pitcher Denny McLain, indicted on various charges of racketeering

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1984

Mobil oil tanker spills 200,000 gallons into Columbia River

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1985

"Spin Magazine" begins publishing

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1985

Senate votes 55-45, to authorize production of the MX missile

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1985

NSW wins cricket Sheffield Shield by beating Queensland by 1 wicket

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1987

Arch Oboler, radio writer (Lights Out), dies at 77

Death
1987

Emile Meyer, actor (Young Jesse James, Lineup), dies

Death
1987

Louis Broglie, French physicist (Nobel 1929), dies at 94

Death
1987

Tony Stratton-Smith, journalist/record co CEO (Charisma), dies at 53

Death
1987

Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies world record 3 km (4:16.85)

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1987

Bonnie Blair skates ladies world record 500 m (39.43 sec)

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1987

Fred Currey acquires Greyhound Bus Company

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1987

Hassanali inaugurated as president of Trinidad and Tobago

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1987

PTL leader Jim Bakker resigns after sex scandal with Jessica Hahn

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1988

2 British soldiers lynched in Belfast North Ireland

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1988

Yvonne van Gennip skates un-official world record 10 km (15:25.25)

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1989

Boeing B-22 Osprey VTOL aircraft makes maiden flight

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