THIS DAY IN HISTORY
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