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On this day: March 19

POSTED: 2:49 PM Mar 14 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Mar 19 2014

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 - Libyan civil war
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2011: After the failure of Muammar Gaddafi's forces to take Benghazi during the Libyan civil war, the French Air Force launches Operation Harmattan, beginning foreign military intervention in Libya.

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