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TODAY IN HISTORY - 14 MARCH


• 1592 – Ultimate Pi Day: the largest correspondence between calendar dates and significant digits of pi since the introduction of the Julian calendar. 

• 1883 – Karl Marx's Death Date, German philosopher and theorist (Birth. 1818)  

Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist.

Born in Prussia (now Rhineland-Palatinate), he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London. Marx's work in economics laid the basis for much of the current understanding of labour and its relation to capital, and subsequent economic thought.

He published numerous books during his lifetime, the most notable being The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Das Kapital (1867–1894). 


• 1854 – Paul Ehrlich, German physician and biologist, Nobel Prize laureate


• 1879 – Albert Einstein's Birth Day, German-American physicist, engineer, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (Death Date. 1955)

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
274 Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.  Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation").
He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "services to theoretical physics", in particular his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory.

• 2007 – The first World Maths Day was celebrated





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