What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (3/14/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Eli Whitney patented the Cotton Gin 219 years ago today.
 
Congress authorized war bonds to finance the War of 1812, 201 years ago today.
 
The second largest snowfall in the history of New York City (21 inches) occurred 125 years ago today.
 
United States currency went on Gold Standard 113 years ago today.
 
US President Warren G. Harding became the first President to pay taxes 90 years ago today.
 
The FBI’s “10 Most Wanted Fugitives” program began 63 years ago today.
 
President John F. Kennedy’s body was moved from a temporary grave to a permanent memorial 46 years ago today.
 
Physicist Albert Einstein was born 134 years ago today.
 
Famed Author Ernest Hemmingway was married to Mary Welsh 67 years ago today.
 
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