What Happened on May 14, 1868

Historical Events

  • Japanese Boshin War: end of the Battle of Utsunomiya Castle, former Shogunate forces withdraw northward to Aizu by way of NikkĊ

Famous Birthdays

Magnus HirschfeldMagnus Hirschfeld (1868-1935)

German physician and gay rights advocate, born in Kolberg, Prussia

Born in 1868

Famous Deaths

  • John Newton Brown, American publisher and Baptist teacher, dies at 64
1868 Highlights

About May 14, 1868

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus