On This Day

What Happened on March 14, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of New Bern North Carolina: General Burnside conquers New Bern

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Thatcher, American actress, born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1942)
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes, Norwegian-American physicist and meteorologist, born in Christiania, Norway (d. 1951)
1862 Highlights

About March 14, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces