On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1777

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis I, King of the Two Sicilies (1825-30), born in Naples, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1830)

Person of interestHans Christian Ørsted

Hans Christian Ørsted, Danish physicist and chemist (View of Chemical Law), born in Rudkøbing, Denmark (d. 1851)

Physicist, Chemist Hans Christian Ørsted
Physicist, Chemist
Hans Christian Ørsted

1777 Highlights

About August 14, 1777

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo