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 - Jim Bakker
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1987: Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns as head of his PTL ministry organization due to a brewing sex scandal involving secretary Jessica Hahn. Bakker was succeeded in late March by Jerry Falwell.

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