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MARCH 19

1945 Judith Hill (Mississippi-born Food Editor and Writer) Mississippi Authors Foods and Nutrition
Sports Figures
1887 José Méndez (Cuban-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Cuban Sports Figures Latin-American Sports Figures National Baseball Hall of Fame African American Registry
1914 Jay Berwanger (Iowa-born Football Player Awarded the First Heisman Trophy) Iowa Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame Football
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1910 Portage, Wisconsin's Company F Wins the National AAU Basketball Tournament in Chicago, Defeating the St. Louis Premiers, 36-14 Chicago, Illinois Portage, Wisconsin St. Louis, Missouri Basketball AAU Wisconsin Historical Society
1925 State of Michigan Passes a Law Requiring Fishermen to Have a License Michigan Government Fishing Historical Society of Michigan (pdf)
1937 Royal Mail Wins England's 100th Grand National at Aintree England Horse Racing Royal National, Aintree BBC
1942 Thoroughbred Racing Association of US Is Formed in Chicago Horse Racing The Thoroughbred Racing Association
1966 Texas Western Is the First Team to Win the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Starting Five African-American Players NCAA Mens Basketball Basketball African-American Heritage Historic Firsts University of Texas El Paso New York Times African American Registry History Channel
1971 Earthquake, Landslide, Flood and Avalanche Wipe Out Chungar, Peru: 600 Die Peru Earthquake Death History Channel
1990 Major League Baseball Owners End 32-day Lockout Baseball Labor Major League Baseball Television News Archive

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