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MARCH 14

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Japan: White Day
(Observed annually on March 14. Men give chocolates & candies to women)
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1833 Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor (New York-born First Female American Dentist) Lucy Beaman Hobbs Taylor Women Medicine
1854 Paul Ehrlich (German Medical Researcher: 1908 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) German Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research 1908 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
Sports Figures
1914 Lee Petty (North Carolina-born Auto Racer) North Carolina Sports Figures Auto Racing History Channel
1930 Don Haskins (Oklahoma-born Basketball Coach; Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Oklahoma Sports Figures Texas Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African-American Heritage University of Texas El-Paso
1931 Bob Goalby (Illinois-born Professional Golfer) Illinois Sports Figures Golf
1936 Bob Charles (New Zealand-born Professional Golfer) New Zealand Golf
1946 Wes Unseld (Kentucky-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Kentucky Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame African Americans Sports Figures
1961 Kirby Puckett (Chicago-born African-American Member of the Baseball Hall of Fame) Chicago Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame African Americans Sports Figures
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
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1979 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Five Near the Coast of Guerrero, Mexico Guerrero, Mexico Earthquakes Death USGS
1980 All Members of U.S. Amateur Boxing Team Die in Polish Air Crash Poland Air Disasters Boxing History Channel
1990 Massachusetts' Susan Butcher Wins Her Fourth Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Five Years Massachusetts Sports Figures Dog Sledding The Iditirod New York Times
1997 President Clinton Has Surgery to Repair a Torn Quadriceps Tendon in His Right Knee President Bill Clinton Health Care IntelliHealth
1998 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Five, Destroys 2,000 Homes in Northern Iran Iran Earthquakes Death USGS

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