On This Day

What Happened on August 13, 1814

Historical Events

  • Anglo-Dutch Treaty: Cape of Good Hope formally ceded to the British and transporting of slaves prohibited

Famous Birthdays

  • Anders Jonas Ångström, Swedish physicist (Spectroscopy), born in Lögdö, Medelpad, Sweden (d. 1874)
1814 Highlights

About August 13, 1814

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo