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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1740  On this day in history pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], bishop of Imola/Pope (1800-23)  

1742  On this day in history marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris)  

1743  On August - 14 prussian army occupies Saksen, beginning 2nd Silezian War  

1756  French capture Fort Oswego, NY on this day in history.  

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  On August - 14 english fleet occupies Havana  

1763  On this day in history giovanni Battista Somis, composer, dies at 76  

1765  On this day in history mass colonists challenge British rule by an Elm (Liberty Tree)  

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

1777  Hans Christian Oersted, Den, physicist/chemist (View of Chemical Law) on August - 14.  

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

1782  On this day in history suriname forbids selling slave mothers without their babies  

1784  First Russian colony in Alaska is founded on Kodiak Island on this day in history.  

1784  Francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat on this day in history.  

1785  On August - 14 john William Fletcher, evangelist, dies  

1788  Thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies on August - 14.  

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

1794  George Colman, the Elder, playwright, dies on August - 14.  

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

1810  On August - 14 samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer  

1813  British warship Pelican attacks and captures US war brigantine Argus on this day in history.  

1813  British warship Pelican attacks & captures US war brigantine Argus on this day in history.  

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

1816  Great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha on this day in history.  

1820  On August - 14 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  General Lafayette returns to US on August - 14.  

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

1825  Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out on this day in history.  

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

1834  On this day in history friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer, dies at 63  

1836  On this day in history walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 14

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1297  On August - 14 birth of emperor Hanazono, Emperor of Japan (d. 1348)  

1473  Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence (d. 1541) was born on August - 14.  

1479  On this day in history birth of princess Catherine of York (d. 1527)  

1552  Fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher was born on August - 14.  

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

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on this day in history.  

1599  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on this day in history.  

1625  François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695) was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In August - 14

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0582  Death of Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor on this day in history.  

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

1204  Death of Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182) on August - 14.  

1390  On this day in history death of john FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)  

1433  On August - 14 johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

1573  On August - 14 death of saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)  

1587  On this day in history gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

1652  On August - 14 abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60  

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