On March 15th, 44 B.C., Julius Caesar was assassinated by Brutus and other Roman senators.
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A thought for the day: First FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover: The cure for crime is not the electric chair, but the high chair.
On this date in history:
In 1794, Eli Whitney was granted a patent for the cotton gin.
In 1812, the U.S. government authorized the issue of America's first war bonds -- to pay for military equipment ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian composer Johann Strauss Sr. in 1804
- Thomas Marshall, U.S. vice president under Woodrow Wilson, in 1854
- Jonathan Luther Jones, railroad engineer who was ...Read More
Today is Thursday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2019 with 292 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus. Evening stars are Mars and Uranus.
On March 14th, 1794, Eli Whitney was granted a patent for his cotton gin.