On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Kinston, fought in Lenoir County, North Carolina begins (Goldsboro Expedition), Union victory (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • John M. Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • George Dashiell Bayard, Union Brigadier General, dies at 27
1862 Highlights

About December 14, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius