On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1856

Famous Deaths

  • Constant Prévost, French geologist, dies at 69
  • William Buckland, dean (Westminster)/geologist, dies
1856 Highlights

About August 14, 1856

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 2 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo