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14th March in history

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44 BC – Casca and Cassius decide, on the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.

313 – Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao)

1489 – The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.

1647 – Thirty Years’ War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.

1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin.

1891 – The submarine Monarch laid telephone cable along the bottom of the English Channel to prepare for the first telephone links across the Channel.

1923 – President Harding became the first U.S. President to file an income tax report.

1931 – Alam Ara, India’s first talking film, is released.

1939 – Slovakia declares independence under German pressure

1951 – Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul

1981 – Three Pakistani airline hijackers surrendered in Syria after they had exchanged 100 passengers and crewmen for 54 Pakistani prisoners.

1995 – Space exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on board a Russian launch vehicle.

2008 – A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupt in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet.

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