On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1863

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Thayer, American poet who wrote the famous baseball poem "Casey", born in Lawrence, Massachusetts (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70
1863 Highlights

About August 14, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo