Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin (More info)

1950 – The FBI’s institutes the ‘Ten Most Wanted’ list in an effort to spotlight dangerous fugitives (More info)

1958 – Perry Como’s ‘Catch A Falling Star’ is awarded the Recording Industry Association of America’s first gold record (More info)

1967 – The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery (More info)

2008 – A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupt in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet (More info)

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