On this day: March 19

POSTED: 11:49 AM PDT Mar 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 18, 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 - Tuskegee Airmen
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U.S. Air Force

1941: The 99th Pursuit Squadron, also known as the Tuskegee Airmen, the first all-black unit of the Army Air Corp, is activated during World War II.

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