March 14 in history: Patent for cotton gin, first gold record awarded and more

Updated: Mar 14, 2020, 11:01 AM(IST)

From Eli Whitney receiving the patent for cotton gin to Mikhail Gorbachev becoming first elected president of the Soviet Union and more!

We've got it all covered! Let's dive into today's history.

1794

Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin

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1950

The FBI launches its “10 Most Wanted Fugitives” list.

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1958

 First Gold Record is  awarded to Perry Como for “Catch a Falling Star”.

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1960

UK sets world record by contacting satellite 407,000 miles from Earth.

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1990

Mikhail Gorbachev becomes first elected president of the Soviet Union.

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