History Blog

March 14

Happy Birthday RIP Albert Einstein(1879–1955) Diane Arbus(1923–1971) ; Quincy Jones Jr–88 “Michael Caine”(Maurice Micklewhite)–88 William “Billy” Crystal–73 Rigdon “Rick” Dees–71 Jerry Greenfield–70 Adrian Zmed–67 Kevin Williamson–56 James Frain–53 Frederick “Chris” Klein–42 Jordan Taylor Hanson–38 Jamie Bell–35 ; 1794 – Eli Whitney received a patent for the cotton gin ; Pi day π 3.14 (started observing in 2009) ; 1964 – Jack Ruby is convicted of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.