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Other Notable Events for March 19

On this date in history:

In 1916, eight Curtiss Jenny planes of the First Aero Squadron took off from Columbus, N.M., to aid troops that had invaded Mexico in pursuit of the bandit Pancho Villa. It was the first U.S. air combat mission ...

Notable Birthdays for March 19

Those born on this date include:

- Plymouth Colony Gov. William Bradford in 1590
- signer of the Declaration of Independence Thomas McKean in 1734
- Scottish explorer of Africa David Livingstone in 1813
- British ...

Astronomy

Today is Thursday, March 19, the 78th day of 2015 with 287 to follow.

The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus.