19 March It Happened Today
1721 Birth of British writer Tobias Smollett.
1848 Birth of Wyatt Earp, American lawman noted for bringing law and order to Tombstone in Arizona.
1931 Alka-Seltzer goes on sale in America.
1932 The Sydney Harbour Bridge is opened.
1950 Death of American author Edward Rice Burroughs, famous for his Tarzan novels.