Monday, June 18, 2018

Adv12 For release Wednesday, March 12

1912: Juliette Gordon Low of Savannah, Ga., founded the first U.S. troop of the Girl Guides.

1938: The Anschluss merging Austria with Germany took place as Nazi forces crossed the border between the two countries.

2003: Elizabeth Smart, 15, was found alive in Utah nine months after she vanished. Her kidnappers, drifters Brian Mitchell and Wanda Barzee, are in prison.

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