Today in History, March 14: Einstein born

Highlights of Today in History: Albert Einstein born; Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin; First US Astronaut in space on Russian rocket; Michael Caine and Quincy Jones born. (March 14)

Famous Birthdays on this date:

  • 1953 Tim McKee, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1954 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955 Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
  • 1956 Natalya Dmitriyevna Kuleshova, Russia, cosmonaut
  • 1957 Tad Williams, American author

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