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5 Fun Facts About March 19 In Florida History

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1. In 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed near present-day St. Augustine, becoming the first recorded European to set foot in Florida.
2. In 1863, the Battle of Fort Brooke took place in Tampa during the Civil War. Union forces captured the fort, which was a strategic location for Confederate soldiers.
3. In 1892, the first professional baseball game in Florida was played in Jacksonville, between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Beaneaters.
4. In 1969, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin visited Florida State University to give a lecture on space exploration.
5. In 1981, the Florida State University Seminoles won their first-ever NCAA basketball championship, defeating the University of Kentucky.
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