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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1813

British warship Pelican attacks and captures US war brigantine Argus

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1814

Henry Hayes Lockwood, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1899

Birth
1816

Great Britain annexes Tristan da Cunha

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1820

1st US eye hospital, the NY Eye Infirmary, opens in NYC

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1821

Clement Hoffman "Rock" Stevens, Brig General (Confederate Army)

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1823

Karel Miry, composer

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1824

General Lafayette returns to US

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1824

William Terry, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888

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1825

Dutch King Willem I throws foreign students out

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1833

Luigi Cagnola, architect, dies

Death
1834

Friedrich Christian Ruppe, composer, dies at 63

Death
1836

Walter Besant, writer/philanthropist (Rebel Queen)

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1840

Baron Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, psychiatrist

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1841

Johann F Herbart, German philosopher (General P„dagogik), dies at 65

Death
1842

Henry Duff Trail, journalist/author

Birth
1842

Seminole War ends; Indians removed from Florida to Oklahoma

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1844

Henry Francis Cary, translator (Dante), dies

Death
1846

Henry David Thoreau jailed for tax resistance

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1848

Oregon Territory created

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1850

Earnest YY [Bachigaloupi] Tourniaire, actor (Kloris and Roses)

Birth
1856

William Buckland, dean (Westminister)/geologist, dies

Death
1858

George Combe, phrenologist, dies

Death
1860

Ernest T Seton, naturalist/painter/author (Buffalo Wind-1938)

Birth
1861

Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor

Birth
1861

Martial Law is declared at St Louis MI

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