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 This day in History - March 14
375 Historic Events for March 14
1757

John Byng, English admiral (Minorca), executed at 52

Death
1760

Anton Filtz, composer, dies at 26

Death
1768

Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer, dies at 58

Death
1782

Thomas Hart Benton, (rep), "Old Bullion"

Birth
1794

Eli Whitney patents cotton gin

Event
1795

Rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer

Birth
1800

James Bogardus, US inventor/builder (made cast-iron buildings)

Birth
1800

Luigi Chiaramonti crowned Pope Pius VII

Event
1801

Christian Friedrich Penzel, composer, dies at 63

Death
1803

F G Klopstock, writer

Birth
1803

Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet, dies at 78

Death
1804

Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist/comp (Radetzky March)

Birth
1808

Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1811

August Henry Fitzroy, English premier (1768-70), dies at 75

Death
1812

Congress authorizes war bonds to finance War of 1812

Event
1815

Josephine Lang, composer

Birth
1816

Montgomery Dent Corse, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895

Birth
1820

Victor Emmanuel II, King of Sardinia (1849-61)/Italy (1861-78)

Birth
1821

Jens Worsaae, Denmark, archaeologist

Birth
1821

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (NY)

Event
1823

Roswell Sabine Ripley, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887

Birth
1826

General Congress of South American States assembles at PanamĀ 

Event
1826

William Fisk Sherwin, composer

Birth
1829

Charles Charlesworth, England, (dies at 7 of old age)

Birth
1831

Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer

Birth