Today in History - March 19

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Tuesday, Mar 19 2013 by

2004 – A Swedish DC-3 shot down by a Russian MiG-15 in 1952 over the Baltic Sea is finally recovered after years of work. The remains of the three crewmen are left in place, pending further investigations.

MiG-15UTI Fagot & MiG-15bis Fagot (Birds Eye)
MiG-15UTI Fagot & MiG-15bis Fagot

2011 – Wilmington Station changed its name to Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Railroad Station in honor of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, who took over 7,000 round trips from the station during his U.S. Senate career.

Joseph R. Biden Jr. Railroad Station (Birds Eye)
Joseph R. Biden Jr. Railroad Station