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Historical Events In August - 14

Monday, 03 October 2022

1740  Pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23) on August - 14.  

1742  On August - 14 marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)  

1743  Prussian army occupies Saksen, beginning 2nd Silezian War on August - 14.  

1756  French capture Fort Oswego, NY on August - 14.  

1758  Battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed on August - 14.  

1758  On this day in history carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer  

1762  English fleet occupies Havana on this day in history.  

1763  Giovanni Battista Somis, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

1765  Mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree) on August - 14.  

1769  On this day in history friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer  

1777  On August - 14 hans Christian Oersted, Den, physicist/chemist (View of Chemical Law)  

1778  On August - 14 augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies  

1782  On August - 14 suriname forbids selling slave mothers without their babies  

1784  First Russian colony in Alaska is founded on Kodiak Island on August - 14.  

1784  On August - 14 francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat  

1785  On this day in history john William Fletcher, evangelist, dies  

1788  On August - 14 thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies  

1790  On this day in history sweden & Russia sign Peace of Verela  

1794  On this day in history george Colman, the Elder, playwright, dies  

1802  On August - 14 letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)  

1810  On August - 14 samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer  

1813  On August - 14 british warship Pelican attacks and captures US war brigantine Argus  

1813  On August - 14 british warship Pelican attacks & captures US war brigantine Argus  

1814  On this day in history henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899  

1816  On August - 14 great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha  

1820  On this day in history 1st US eye hospital, the NY Eye Infirmary, opens in NYC  

1821  On August - 14 clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

1823  Karel Miry, composer on this day in history.  

1824  On this day in history general Lafayette returns to US  

1824  William Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888 on August - 14.  

1825  Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out on August - 14.  

1833  On this day in history luigi Cagnola, architect, dies  

1834  Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer, dies at 63 on August - 14.  

1836  Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  Emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348) was born on this day in history.  

1473  On this day in history birth of margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541)  

1479  Princess Catherine of York (d. 1527) was born on this day in history.  

1552  On August - 14 birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  Robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629) was born on August - 14.  

1586  On this day in history birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  On this day in history birth of méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671)  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on August - 14.  

Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on August - 14.  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on August - 14.  

1204  On August - 14 death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on this day in history.  

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  On this day in history abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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