Historical Events In August - 14
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
1840 On August - 14 baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist
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 August - 14 henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies
1846 On this day in history henry David Thoreau jailed for tax resistance
1848 Oregon Territory created on August - 14.
1850 On August - 14 earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris & Roses)
1856 On this day in history william Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies
1858 George Combe, phrenologist, dies on this day in history.
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 Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1864 -16] Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieges Dalton, Georgia on August - 14.
1867 The birth of John Galsworthy, English playwright and novelist on this day in history.
1867 John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932) on August - 14.
1867 On August - 14 niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84
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 On this day in history "Forest and Stream" begins publishing
1873 "Field & Stream" begins publishing on this day in history.
1875 On this day in history society of Regte Afrikaanders establishes in Paarl
1876 On August - 14 prairie View State University forms
1876 On this day in history alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)
1878 Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else) on August - 14.
1880 Australia's first soccer club, The Wanderers, plays its first match, against Kings School, Parramatta, NSW on this day in history.
1880 On this day in history construction of Cologne Cathedral completed
1880 Construction of Cologne Cathedral completed (began in 1248) on this day in history.
1882 On August - 14 queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo
1883 On this day in history ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division)