March 14th is also known as Pi Day as well as Potato Chip Day.
Welcome to day 73 of 365. We’re still have a long way to go until we reach the new year, but don’t forget that in 3 days, we can celebrate St Patrick’s Day!
People who were born on March 14 share the Pisces star sign.
If this day means something to you, then you’re in the right place to learn some interesting things that happened on this very day throughout history¬
Did you know that on this day in 1912, the US cookie brand “Oreo” trademarked its name? It went on to become the best selling cookie brand in the US.
Keep reading for more facts about March 14th in history!
What Happened On March 14 In History?
Google employee Emma Haruka Iwao broke a world record by calculating Pi right down to 31.4 trillion digits!
Finland became the world’s happiest country.
The World Happiness Report change meant Norway slipped into second place, while Burundi was classed as the unhappiest country in the world.
Identical twins were no longer identical after one returned from a mission to space.
Astronaut, Scott Kelly spent one year in space and upon his return NASA found his genes had changed by 7%.
US president Bill Clinton tore his knee and required surgery.
Clinton said, "I feel great, they did a terrific job."
The population of space hit a new record with 13 astronauts.
At the time it was the highest recorded space population. It happened when a Russian Soyuz spacecraft took two Russians and an American astronaut into space.
Anne Miller became the first American patient to be treated with penicillin on this day.
The first theater with a movie being projected from the back of the room was opened in New York City.
President Warren G. Harding became the first president to pay taxes in the US.
US best-selling cookie “Oreo” trademarked its name.
German inventor Ferdinand von Zeppelin granted patent for navigable balloon.
Boston became the first American city to have a town meeting.