What Happened on May 14, 1863

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: The Battle of Jackson, Mississippi takes place

Famous Birthdays

  • John Charles Fields, Canadian mathematician and founder of the Fields Medal, born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 1932)

Famous Deaths

  • Emile Prudent, French pianist and composer, dies at 46
1863 Highlights

About May 14, 1863

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus