On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1842

Historical Events

  • Second Seminole War declared over by Colonel Worth; Indians go on to be removed from Florida to Oklahoma

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? 178 years, 11 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo