14 March 2021: This day in history

1590 Battle of Ivry: French King Henry IV beats Catholic League during French Wars of Religion

1794 Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin machine revolutionizing the cotton industry in the southern US states

1900 Dutch botanist Hugo de Vries rediscovers Mendel’s laws of genetics

1900 US currency goes on gold standard after Congress passes the Currency Act

1943 World War II: Kraków Ghetto is “liquidated”

2013 Xi Jinping is named as the new President of the People’s Republic of China

Source: Onthisday.com

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