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2011: After the failure of Muammar Gaddafi's forces to take Benghazi during the Libyan civil war, the French Air Force launches Operation Harmattan, beginning foreign military intervention in Libya.
The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.
A jury found Teddy Munet not guilty Thursday afternoon of murdering William Fallau more than two years ago.
Actor Robin Williams was cremated and his ashes were scattered in San Francisco Bay, according to his death certificate.