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 This day in History - July 14
388 Historic Events for July 14
1794

John G Lockhart, [Scorpion], biographer (Life of Sir Walter Scott)

Birth
1798

1st direct federal tax on states-on dwellings, land and slaves

Event
1798

Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous and malicious" writing against US govt

Event
1803

Esteban Salas y Castro, composer, dies

Death
1804

Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general

Birth
1812

Christian G Heyne, German archaeologist, dies at 82

Death
1816

Francisco AG de Miranda, Venezuela freedom fighter, dies at 66

Death
1817

G de Sta‰l, writer, dies at 51

Death
1818

Nathaniel Lyon, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1861

Birth
1822

Slave revolt in SC under Denmark Vesey/Peter Poyas

Event
1823

Switzerland signs boundaries for fugitives

Event
1830

Anthony FRE Haersolte, member of Executing Regime, dies at 73

Death
1830

Richard Henry Jackson, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1831

William Dwight, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888

Birth
1832

Opium exempted from federal tariff duty

Event
1834

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, artist (Whistler's Mother)

Birth
1839

Edward Sydney Smith, composer

Birth
1845

Fire in NYC destroys 1,000 homes and kills many

Event
1845

1st postmasters' provisional stamps issued, NYC

Event
1850

1st public demonstration of ice made by refrigeration

Event
1853

Pres Franklin Pierce opens 1st industrial exposition (NY)

Event
1853

1st US World's fair opens (Crystal Palace NY)

Event
1853

Commodore Perry requests trade relations with Japan

Event
1854

Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov, composer

Birth
1855

Richard Samuel Hughes, composer

Birth