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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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

1742  Marie Allard, French ballerina (Auguste Vestris) on this day in history.  

1743  On this day in history prussian army occupies Saksen, beginning 2nd Silezian War  

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 August - 14.  

1763  On August - 14 giovanni Battista Somis, composer, dies at 76  

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

1769  Friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer on August - 14.  

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

1778  Augustus Montague Toplady, hymn writer (Rock of Ages), dies on August - 14.  

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 August - 14.  

1784  On this day in history francesco Capaccini, Italian cardinal/diplomat  

1785  John William Fletcher, evangelist, dies on this day in history.  

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

1790  Sweden & Russia sign Peace of Verela on this day in history.  

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

1802  Letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty) on August - 14.  

1810  Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer on August - 14.  

1813  British warship Pelican attacks and captures US war brigantine Argus on August - 14.  

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

1814  Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 on August - 14.  

1816  Great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha on August - 14.  

1820  1st US eye hospital, the NY Eye Infirmary, opens in NYC on August - 14.  

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 this day in history.  

1824  William Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888 on this day in history.  

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

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

1834  On August - 14 friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer, dies at 63  

1836  Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen) on August - 14.  

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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 August - 14.  

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

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

1552  On this day in history birth of fra Paolo Sarpi, [Paulus Venetus], expert/philosopher  

1575  On August - 14 birth of robert Hayman, English-born poet (d. 1629)  

1586  William Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642) was born on August - 14.  

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

1625  On August - 14 birth of françois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (d. 1695)  

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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  On August - 14 raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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  On this day in history johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76  

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

1587  Gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49 on August - 14.  

1652  Abraham Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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