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What Happened on March 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2016 Flydubai Flight 981 crashes while attempting to land at Rostov-on-Don international airport, killing all 62 on board.
2016 An explosion occurs in Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, killing five people and injuring 36.
2013 A series of bombings and shootings kills at least 98 people and injures 240 others across Iraq.
2011 Libyan Civil War: After the failure of Muammar Gaddafi's forces to take Benghazi, the French Air Force launches Opération Harmattan, beginning foreign military intervention in Libya.
2008 GRB 080319B: A cosmic burst that is the farthest object visible to the naked eye is briefly observed.
2004 Catalina affair: A Swedish DC-3 shot down by a Soviet MiG-15 in 1952 over the Baltic Sea is finally recovered after years of work.
2004 March 19 Shooting Incident: The Republic of China (Taiwan) president Chen Shui-bian is shot just before the country's presidential election on March 20.
2002 Zimbabwe is suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses and of electoral fraud, following a turbulent presidential election.
2001 German trade union ver.di is formed.
1998 An Ariana Afghan Airlines Boeing 727 crashes on approach to Kabul International Airport, killing all 45 on board.
1990 The ethnic clashes of Târgu Mureș begin four days after the anniversary of the Revolutions of 1848 in the Austrian Empire.
1989 The Egyptian flag is raised at Taba, marking the end of Israeli occupation since the Six Days War in 1967 and the Egypt–Israel peace treaty in 1979.
1982 Falklands War: Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating war with the United Kingdom.
1979 The United States House of Representatives begins broadcasting its day-to-day business via the cable television network C-SPAN.
1969 The 385-metre-tall (1,263 ft) TV-mast at Emley Moor transmitting station, United Kingdom, collapses due to ice build-up.
1965 The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence, exactly 102 years after its destruction.
1964 Over 500,000 Brazilians attend the March of the Family with God for Liberty, in protest against the government of João Goulart and against communism.
1962 The Algerian War of Independence ends.
1958 The Monarch Underwear Company fire leaves 24 dead and 15 injured.
1946 French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Réunion become overseas départements of France.
1945 World War II: Off the coast of Japan, a dive bomber hits the aircraft carrier USS Franklin, killing 724 of her crew. Badly damaged, the ship is able to return to the US under her own power.
1945 World War II: Adolf Hitler issues his "Nero Decree" ordering all industries, military installations, shops, transportation facilities, and communications facilities in Germany to be destroyed.
1944 World War II: The German army occupies Hungary.
1943 Frank Nitti, the Chicago Outfit Boss after Al Capone, commits suicide at the Chicago Central Railyard.
1932 The Sydney Harbour Bridge is opened.
1931 Governor Fred B. Balzar signs a bill legalizing gambling in Nevada.
1921 Irish War of Independence: One of the biggest engagements of the war takes place at Crossbarry, County Cork. About 100 Irish Republican Army (IRA) volunteers escape an attempt by over 1,300 British forces to encircle them.
1920 The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (the first time was on November 19, 1919).
1918 The US Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time.
1900 The British archeologist Sir Arthur John Evans begins excavating Knossos Palace, the center of Cretan civilization.
1895 Auguste and Louis Lumière record their first footage using their newly patented cinematograph.
1885 Louis Riel declares a provisional government in Saskatchewan, beginning the North-West Rebellion.
1865 American Civil War: The Battle of Bentonville begins. By the end of the battle two days later, Confederate forces had retreated from Four Oaks, North Carolina.
1863 The SS Georgiana, said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is destroyed on her maiden voyage with a cargo of munitions, medicines, and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000.
1861 The First Taranaki War ends in New Zealand.
1853 The Taiping reform movement occupies and makes Nanjing its capital until 1864.
1831 First documented bank heist in U.S. history, when burglars stole $245,000 (1831 values) from the City Bank (now Citibank) on Wall Street.
1824 American explorer Benjamin Morrell departed Antarctica after a voyage later plagued by claims of fraud.
1812 The Cortes of Cádiz promulgates the Spanish Constitution of 1812.
1808 Charles IV, king of Spain, abdicates after riots and a popular revolt at the winter palace Aranjuez. His son, Ferdinand VII, takes the throne.
1687 Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men.
1649 The House of Commons of England passes an act abolishing the House of Lords, declaring it "useless and dangerous to the people of England".
1563 The Edict of Amboise is signed, ending the first phase of the French Wars of Religion and granting certain freedoms to the Huguenots.
1452 Frederick III of Habsburg is the last Holy Roman Emperor crowned by medieval tradition in Rome by Pope Nicholas V
1284 The Statute of Rhuddlan incorporates the Principality of Wales into England.
1279 A Mongol victory at the Battle of Yamen ends the Song dynasty in China.
1277 The Byzantine–Venetian treaty of 1277 is concluded, stipulating a two-year truce and renewing Venetian commercial privileges in the Byzantine Empire.
Famous People Born on March 19

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Year Name
1979 Hedo Türkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
1900 Carmen Carbonell, Spanish stage and film actress (d. 1988)
1880 Ernestine Rose, American librarian and advocate (d. 1961)
1982 Hana Kobayashi, Venezuelan singer
1894 Moms Mabley, American comedian and singer (d. 1975)
1973 Ashley Giles, English cricketer and coach
1937 Egon Krenz, German politician
1893 Gertrud Dorka, German archaeologist, prehistorian and museum director (died 1976)
1847 Albert Pinkham Ryder, American painter (d. 1917)
1966 Michael Crockart, Scottish police officer and politician
Famous People Deaths On March 19

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Date Name
2014 Patrick Joseph McGovern, American businessman, founded IDG (b. 1937)
2021 Glynn Lunney, American engineer (b. 1936)
1997 Willem de Kooning, Dutch-American painter and educator (b. 1904)
2009 Maria Bergson, Austrian-American architect and interior designer (b. 1914)
2015 Gus Douglass, American farmer and politician (b. 1927)
1984 Garry Winogrand, American photographer (b. 1928)
1263 Hugh of Saint-Cher, French cardinal (b. 1200)
1539 Lord Edmund Howard, English nobleman (b. c. 1478)
1816 Philip Mazzei, Italian-American physician and philosopher (b. 1730)
1999 Tofilau Eti Alesana, Samoan politician, 5th Prime Minister of Samoa (b. 1924)