What happened today in history?
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March 14

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
2004Vladimir Putin is re-elected president of Russia.
1998'Fresh Prince' Will Smith begins a three-week run atop the US singles chart with 'Gettin' Jiggy Wit It'.
1995  Norman Thagard becomes the first US astronaut to fly aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket enroute to the Mir space station.
1990Mikhail Gorbachev is elected first President of the USSR.
198022 members of the US amateur boxing team are among the 87 people killed when a commercial jet crashes near Warsaw, Poland.
1968Holy popcorn! After two seasons, the ABC TV network pulls the plug on Batman.
1950The FBI launches their Ten Most Wanted list.
1936The US government begins publication of The Federal Register.
1932Kodak founder George Eastman dies.
1913Spring wildfowl shooting and sale of wild game birds is outlawed in the US.
1903The first game preserve in the US is founded.
1888The Blizzard of '88 ends after three days of record lows and massive snowfall.
1883Karl Marx, the Father of Communism, dies.
1812The first US war bonds go on sale.
1800Barnabo Chiaramonti is elected Pope Pius VII.
1794Eli Whitney receives a patent for his cotton gin.

Born today:

1983  Taylor Hanson - pop singer, keyboardist (Hanson)

1968  Megan Follows - actress

1958  Albert Alexander Louis Pierre - Crown Prince of Monaco

1955  Boon Gould - guitarist (Level 42)

1948  Billy Crystal - comedian, actor

1946  Wes Unseld - NBA star (MVP 1969)

1945  Walt Parazaider - sax player (Chicago)

1928  Frank Borman - astronaut, Eastern Airlines president

1934  Eugene Cernan - US astronaut

1933  Michael Caine - actor

1933  Quincy Jones - composer, producer

1920  Hank Ketcham - cartoonist (Dennis the Menace)

1919  Max Schulman - author

1918  Dennis Patrick - actor

1912  Les Brown - bandleader

1879  Albert Einstein - scientist

1869  Neville Chamberlain - English statesman

1864  John (Casey) Jones - railroad engineer (subject of The Ballad of Casey Jones)

1854  Paul Ehrlich - father of chemotherapy

1844  Umberto - King of Italy

1820  Victor Emmanuel II - King of Italy

1804  Johann Strauss - composer



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