On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1832

Historical Events


Music concertMusic Concert

Felix Mendelssohn's concert overture "Hebrides" premieres in London

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

Famous Birthdays

  • Rudolf Lipschitz, German mathematician (d. 1903)

Famous Deaths

  • John van Speijk, Dutch heroic sailor, buried
1832 Highlights

About May 14, 1832

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 188 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus