On this day: March 14

POSTED: 11:54 AM PST Mar 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 13, 2014 

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 - Susan Hayward
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1975: Actress and singer Susan Hayward, a five-time Academy Award nominee for Best Actress, dies of brain cancer at age 57 in Hollywood, California. Hayward received her first Best Actress nomination for her performance in 1947's "Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman." She received subsequent nominations for her roles in "My Foolish Heart," "With a Song in My Heart" and "I'll Cry Tomorrow" before finally winning for portrayal of death row inmate Barbara Graham in 1958's "I Want to Live!"

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