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 This day in History - August 14
428 Historic Events for August 14
1861

79th NY troops mutinies

Event
1862

Lincoln receives 1st group of blacks to confer with US president

Event
1863

Colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70

Death
1864

-16] Confederate General Joe Wheeler besieges Dalton, Georgia

Event
1864

2nd day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia: Federal assault

Event
1867

John Galsworthy, England, author (Forsyte Saga-Nobel 1932)

Birth
1867

Niccola Benvenuti, composer, dies at 84

Death
1868

Leone Sinigaglia, composer

Birth
1869

Edvard Armas J‚Äěrnefelt, Vyborg Finland, composer (Berceuse)

Birth
1870

David [James] Glasgow Farragut, admiral, dies

Death
1873

"Field and Stream" begins publishing

Event
1875

Society of Regte Afrikaanders establishes in Paarl

Event
1876

Sibilla Aleramo, [Rina Faccio], Italian feminist/poet (Una Donna)

Birth
1876

Alexander I Obrenovic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia (1922-34)

Birth
1876

Prairie View State University forms

Event
1878

Harald Kidde, Danish writer (Aage og Else)

Birth
1880

Construction of Cologne Cathedral completed (began in 1248)

Event
1882

Queen Victoria recieves Zulu chief Cetewayo

Event
1883

Ernest E Just, biologist (pioneered cell division)

Birth
1884

Arnoldus Pannevis, South African shipping agent/linguist, dies at 46

Death
1887

Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies

Death
1890

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)

Event
1891

Johnny Mullagh, cricketer (Aboriginal tourist 1868), dies

Death
1891

Marinus de Jong, composer

Birth
1892

Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji, composer

Birth