HISTORY
14 March 2023: 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 Gregor Mendel’s laws of heredity and 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 named the new President of the People’s Republic of China

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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