ANDREWS MCMEEL ALMANACToday is the 68th day of 2021 and the 79th day of winter. TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1847, the first large-scale amphibious assault in U.S. history was launched in the Mexican seaport of Veracruz. In 2011, the space shuttle Discovery completed its 39th and final flight. -- Mickey SpillaneTODAY'S NUMBER: 148,221,675 -- miles flown by the space shuttle Discovery during its 26 years of operation, the equivalent of 300 round trips to the moon. TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (March 5) and new moon (March 13).