On this day: March 14

Posted: 2:54 PM EST Mar 08, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Mar 14, 2015

America's first town hall meeting is held, Eli Whitney patents his cotton gin, Pan Am is incorporated, and JFK's body is moved to a permanent memorial, all on this day.

OTD March 14 - Peter Graves
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2010: Actor Peter Graves, best known for his starring role in the TV series "Mission: Impossible" from 1967 to 1973 and its revival from 1988 to 1990, dies of a heart attack at the age of 83 in Los Angeles, California. Graves, whose brother was fellow actor James Arness, was also known for roles in "Stalag 17," "Airplane!" and the 1983 miniseries "The Winds of War" and for hosting the A&E documentary series "Biography."

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