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Historical Events In August - 14

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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  On August - 14 french capture Fort Oswego, NY  

1758  On this day in history battle at Zorndorf: Prussia beat Russia, 1000s killed  

1758  Carle [Antoine CH] Vernet, French painter/lithographer on this day in history.  

1762  English fleet occupies Havana on this day in history.  

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

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

1769  On August - 14 friedrich Ludwig Dulon, flautist/composer  

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 this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1788  Thomas Sheridan, actor/biographer/lexicographer (Intelligencer), dies on this day in history.  

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

1794  George Colman, the Elder, playwright, dies on this day in history.  

1802  On this day in history letitia Elizabeth Landon, England, poet (Heath's Book of Beauty)  

1810  Samuel Sebastian Wesley, composer on August - 14.  

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

1813  On this day in history british warship Pelican attacks & captures US war brigantine Argus  

1814  Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899 on this day in history.  

1816  On August - 14 great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha  

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

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 August - 14.  

1833  Luigi Cagnola, architect, dies on this day in history.  

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

1836  On August - 14 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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Méric Casaubon, English classical scholar (d. 1671) was born on August - 14.  

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

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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 August - 14.  

1167  Raynald van Dassel, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

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

1390  Death of John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364) on August - 14.  

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

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

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