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.



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