Friday, March 14, 2014

This was 73rd day of the year and 292 days remained in the year.


March 14 Birthdays

Albert Einstein
Pronunciation: [In´stIn]
1879–1955, American theoretical physicist, known for the formulation of the relativity theory, born in Ulm, Germany.

Georg Telemann
composer (1681)

Giovanni Schiaparelli
astronomer (1835)

Paul Ehrlich
bacteriologist (1854)

Casey Jones
railroad engineer (1864)

Diane Arbus
photographer (1923)

Quincy Jones
composer (1933)

Michael Caine
actor (1933)

Billy Crystal
actor, comedian, writer (1947)

March 14 in History

1743

The first town meeting was held in Boston, Massachusetts, at Faneuil Hall.

1794

The cotton gin was patented by Eli Whitney.

1939

The Republic of Czechoslovakia was dissolved, soon to be occupied by the Nazis.

1950

The FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list made its debut.

1958

Perry Como's single "Catch a Falling Star" became the first RIAA gold record.

1964

Jack Ruby was found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy.

1990

The Soviet Congress voted Mikhail Gorbachev into the newly-created and powerful position of president.

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