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.


Eli Whitney receives patent for cotton gin

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



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

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

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Mikhail Gorbachev becomes first elected president of the Soviet Union.

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