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
1 / 31
Kristian Dowling/Getty Images

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."


Most Viewed on WFMZ.com


Slideshow Of The Day

  • Explosions Hit Peace Rally In Ankara, Turkey Oct. 10, 2015

    Defne Karadeniz/Getty Images

    Explosions rock peace rally in Turkey

    Two powerful bombs exploded near the main train station in Ankara on Oct. 10, targeting a peace rally and causing carnarge, killing at least 86 people and injuring 186 others in the deadliest attack in the Turkish capital in recent memory.

On this Day

  • London Bridge in Arizona

    Wikimedia Commons

    On this day: October 10

    The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.