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Historical Events In August - 14

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1840  Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist on this day in history.  

1842  Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma on this day in history.  

1842  Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author on August - 14.  

1844  Henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies on this day in history.  

1846  Henry David Thoreau jailed for tax resistance on this day in history.  

1848  Oregon Territory created on August - 14.  

1850  Earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris & Roses) on this day in history.  

1856  On this day in history william Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies  

1858  On this day in history george Combe, phrenologist, dies  

1860  Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938) on this day in history.  

1861  79th NY troops mutinies on this day in history.  

1861  On this day in history bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor  

1862  Lincoln receives first group of blacks to confer with US president on this day in history.  

1862  On this day in history lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president  

1863  First Kanakas arrive in Brisbane for employment on cotton plantation on this day in history.  

1863  On August - 14 colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70  

1864  -16] Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieges Dalton, Georgia on this day in history.  

1867  On August - 14 the birth of John Galsworthy, English playwright and novelist  

1867  On August - 14 john Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)  

1867  Niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1868  On August - 14 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 this day in history "Field & Stream" begins publishing  

1875  On August - 14 society of Regte Afrikaanders establishes in Paarl  

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  On this day in history harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)  

1880  On this day in history australia's first soccer club, The Wanderers, plays its first match, against Kings School, Parramatta, NSW.  

1880  On August - 14 construction of Cologne Cathedral completed  

1880  On August - 14 construction of Cologne Cathedral completed (began in 1248)  

1882  Queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo on this day in history.  

1883  Ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division) 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 this day in history.  

1479  On August - 14 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 this day in history.  

1586  On August - 14 birth of william Hutchinson, Rhode Island colonist (d. 1642)  

1599  On August - 14 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  On this day in history death of tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor  

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

1204  On this day in history death of minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)  

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

1433  Johan I, king of Portugal (1383-1433), dies at 76 on August - 14.  

1573  Death of Saitō Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548) on August - 14.  

1587  On August - 14 gugliemo Gonzaga, composer, dies at 49  

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

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