On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1814

Historical Events

  • Francis Scott Key pens the poem "Defence of Fort M'Henry", later known as "The Star-Spangled Banner" while witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry from a ship in Baltimore harbor
1814 Highlights

About September 14, 1814

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 206 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo