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 - William Jennings Bryan
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1860: William Jennings Bryan, the U.S. secretary of state under President Woodrow Wilson from 1913 to 1915 and a three-time Democratic presidential nominee, is born in Salem, Ill.

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