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.