On this day: March 14

Published On: Mar 08 2013 01:54:35 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 14 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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1975: The movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" premieres in Los Angeles. The movie was the first from the Monty Python troupe composed of new material and proved to be a box office success, becoming the highest grossing of any British film exhibited in the U.S. in 1975. Today, it is considered by many critics to be one of the best comedies of all time.

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