What Happened on August 14, 1842

Historical Events

  • Second Seminole War declared over by US Army Colonel Worth, after nearly 7 years; more than 3000 Seminole Nation survivors re-located from Florida to Oklahoma, only about 300 allowed to remain [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Henry Duff Traill, British author and journalist (The Marquis of Salisbury), born in Blackheath, London (d. 1900)
1842 Highlights

About August 14, 1842

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 180 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo