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FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 2019

Today is Friday, March 15, the 74th day of 2019. There are 291 days left in the year.

1580 — Spanish King Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of Prince Willem of Orange

1672 — King Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence

1744 — French King Louis XV declares war on England

1867 — Michigan becomes first state to tax property to support a university

1875 — First U.S. cardinal John McCloskey invested

1901 — Horse racing is banned in San Francisco

1907 — Finland is first European country to give women the right to vote

1908 — First performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole"

1912 — Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins


Today is Friday, March 15, the 74th day of 2019. There are 291 days left in the year.

1580 — Spanish King Philip II puts 25,000 gold coins on head of Prince Willem of Orange

1672 — King Charles II enacts Declaration of Indulgence

1744 — French King Louis XV declares war on England

1867 — Michigan becomes first state to tax property to support a university

1875 — First U.S. cardinal John McCloskey invested

1901 — Horse racing is banned in San Francisco

1907 — Finland is first European country to give women the right to vote

1908 — First performance of Maurice Ravel's "Rapsodie Espagnole"

1912 — Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins




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