THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Wednesday, March 29, the 88th day of 2017. There are 277 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1984: Un­der cover of early-morn­ing dark­ness, the Bal­ti­more Colts foot­ball team left its home city of three decades and moved to In­di­anapo­lis. IN THE WORLD

1912: Bri­tish ex­plorer Robert Fal­con Scott, his doomed ex­pe­di­tion stranded in an Antarc­tic bl­iz­zard af­ter fail­ing to be the first to reach the South Pole, wrote the last words of his journal: “For Gods sake look af­ter our peo­ple.”

1973: The last United States com­bat troops left South Viet­nam, end­ing Amer­ica’s di­rect mil­i­tary in­volve­ment in the Viet­nam War.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Co­me­dian Eric Idle is 74. Com­poser Van­ge­lis is 74. Bas­ket­ball Hall of Famer Walt Frazier is 72. Ac­tor Bren­dan Gleeson is 62. Pro and Col­lege Foot­ball Hall of Famer Earl Camp­bell is 62. Ac­tress Ma­rina Sir­tis is 62. Mu­si­cian Perry Far­rell is 58. Ac­tress Amy Sedaris is 56. Model Elle Macpher­son is 53. Mu­si­cian John Pop­per (Blues Trav­eler) is 50. Ac­tress Lucy Lawless is 49. In­ter­na­tional Ten­nis Hall of Famer Jen­nifer Capriati is 41. The As­so­ci­ated Press

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