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On this day: March 19

Published On: Mar 14 2013 01:49:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 19 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.

OTD March 19 - Edgar Rice Burroughs
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1950: American author Edgar Rice Burroughs, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, dies of a heart attack at the age of 74 in Encino, Calif.

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