Daily Calendar for Wednesday, March 19, 2025


  • David Livingstone (explorer) –
  • Richard Francis Burton (explorer, scholar) –
  • Albert Pinkham Ryder (painter) –
  • Wyatt Earp (legendary marshal) –
  • William Jennings Bryan (politician) –
  • Earl Warren (Supreme Court justice) –
  • Albert Speer (architect) –
  • Adolf Eichmann (Nazi leader) –
  • Leonidas Alaoglu (mathematician) –
  • Jay Berwanger (football player) –
  • Irving Wallace (novelist) –
  • Phillip Roth (writer) –
  • Phyllis Newman (actress) –
  • Glenn Close (actress) –
  • Bruce Willis (actor) –
  • Connor Trinneer (actor) –


  • Edgar Rice Burroughs (author) –
  • The Rev. Carl McIntire (right-wing radio preacher) –
  • Brian Maxwell (Canadian world-ranked marathoner who created the PowerBar in his kitchen to improve his performance) –
  • John DeLorean (automotive innovator who left General Motors Corp. to develop a radically futuristic sports car) –
  • Gus Bernier (host of the children’s program The Uncle Gus Show) –
  • Arthur C. Clarke (science fiction writer, author of 2001: A Space Odyssey) –
  • Paul Scofield (actor) –


  • $245,000 stolen from City Bank of New York–
  • Daylight Saving Time was first enacted in the United States–
  • Senate rejected the Treaty of Versailles by a vote of 49-35–
  • Academy Awards were first televised–
  • Senate confirmed the nominations of William Brennan and Charles Whittaker to the U.S. Supreme Court–
  • Elvis Presley paid a $1,000 deposit to buy Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee–
  • Great St. Bernard Tunnel, 3.6 miles long, between Italy and Switzerland in the Alps, officially opened to automobile traffic–
  • Nicolae Ceausescu became head of the Romanian Communist Party and government–
  • President Johnson signed into law a bill eliminating the requirement that U.S. currency be backed by gold–
  • East German Premier Stoph and West German Chancellor Brandt met in Erfurt, East Germany, at the first meeting of the heads of the postwar German states–
  • Rev. Jim Bakker resigned as head of his TV ministry, the PTL Club, after admitting to an affair with a church secretary–
  • 1,383-square-foot omelet made, Yokohama, Japan–


  • A tornado jumped from Ohio City to Landeck to Columbus Grove, Ohio–
  • 17.6 inches of snow, Boston, Massachusetts–
  • 5.38-inch-wide, 9.8-ounce hail fell in Walter, Alabama–

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