March 14, 1493: Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first New World Voyage.
March 14, 1794: Whitney Eli patents the cotton gin machine, revolutionizing the cotton industry in the southern U.S. states.
March 10, 1876: First telephone call made from Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson.
March 12, 1930: Mohandas Gandhi begins 200-mile march protesting British salt.
March 14, 1888: Second largest snowfall in New York City (21 in.).
March 10, 1963: Wilt Chamberlain of NBA’s then-San Francisco Warriors scores 70 points vs. Syracuse.
March 14, 1968: Life magazine calls Jimi Hendrix “most spectacular guitarist in the world.”