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What Happened on August 14, 1846

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry David Thoreau jailed for refusing to pay taxes

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • The Cape Girardeau meteorite, a 2.3 kg chondrite-type meteorite strikes near the town of Cape Girardeau in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.
1846 Highlights

About August 14, 1846

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo