On This Day

What Happened on November 14, 1863

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nathan Bedford Forrest is assigned to command of West Tennessee

Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard
Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • Skirmish at Danville, Mississippi

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestLeo Baekeland

Leo Baekeland, Belgian-American chemist and inventor (bakelite plastics), born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1944)

Chemist Leo Baekeland
Chemist
Leo Baekeland

1863 Highlights

About November 14, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio