Historical Events In August - 14
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
1840 Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma
1842 On this day in history henry Duff Trail, journalist/author
1844 On this day in history henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies
1846 Henry David Thoreau jailed for tax resistance on August - 14.
1848 Oregon Territory created on August - 14.
1850 Earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris & Roses) on this day in history.
1856 William Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies on this day in history.
1858 On August - 14 george Combe, phrenologist, dies
1860 Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938) on this day in history.
1861 On August - 14 79th NY troops mutinies
1861 On August - 14 bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
1862 On August - 14 lincoln receives first group of blacks to confer with US president
1862 Lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president on this day in history.
1863 On August - 14 first Kanakas arrive in Brisbane for employment on cotton plantation.
1863 Colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70 on August - 14.
1864 On August - 14 -16] Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieges Dalton, Georgia
1867 On this day in history the birth of John Galsworthy, English playwright and novelist
1867 On this day in history john Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)
1867 On August - 14 niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84
1868 On this day in history leone Sinigaglia, composer
1869 Edvard Armas Jornefelt, Vyborg Finland, composer (Berceuse) on this day in history.
1870 David [James] Glasgow Farragut, admiral, dies on this day in history.
1873 "Forest and Stream" begins publishing on this day in history.
1873 On August - 14 "Field & Stream" begins publishing
1875 Society of Regte Afrikaanders establishes in Paarl on this day in history.
1876 Prairie View State University forms on this day in history.
1876 On August - 14 alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
1878 Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else) on August - 14.
1880 On this day in history australia's first soccer club, The Wanderers, plays its first match, against Kings School, Parramatta, NSW.
1880 Construction of Cologne Cathedral completed on August - 14.
1880 Construction of Cologne Cathedral completed (began in 1248) on this day in history.
1882 Queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo on August - 14.
1883 On August - 14 ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division)