On This Day: March 14th

This is 74th day of the year and 292 days remain in the year.

in history
The first town meeting was held in Boston, Massachusetts, at Faneuil Hall.
The cotton gin was patented by Eli Whitney.
The Republic of Czechoslovakia was dissolved, soon to be occupied by the Nazis.
The FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list made its debut.
Perry Como's single "Catch a Falling Star" became the first RIAA gold record.
Jack Ruby was found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy.
The Soviet Congress voted Mikhail Gorbachev into the newly-created and powerful position of president.
March 14 Birthdays
Albert EinsteinPronunciation: [In´stIn]
1879–1955, American theoretical physicist, known for the formulation of the relativity theory, born in Ulm, Germany.
Casey Jonesrailroad engineer
Michael Caineactor
Georg Telemanncomposer
Quincy Jonescomposer
Diane Arbusphotographer
Giovanni Schiaparelliastronomer
Paul Ehrlichbacteriologist
Billy Crystalactor, comedian, writer

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