March 14, 1794: The cotton gin was patented by Eli Whitney.
March 14, 1804: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer, was born.
March 14, 1879: Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist, was born.
March 14, 1883: Karl Marx, German philosopher and communist revolutionary, dies.
March 14, 1961: Revised version of the New Testament published.
March 14, 1964: Jack Ruby found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, and sentenced to death.
March 14, 1980: Members of the US Olympic boxing team are among the 87 killed in a plane crash in Warsaw.