Today in History: March 14

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Today in History: March 14

March 14, 2014 Updated Mar 14, 2014 at 10:42 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Albert Einstein born; Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin; First US Astronaut in space on Russian rocket; Michael Caine and Quincy Jones born.