On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1870

Famous Deaths


Person of interestDavid Farragut

David Farragut, American Admiral ("Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"), dies at 69

US Civil War Admiral David Farragut
US Civil War Admiral
David Farragut

1870 Highlights

About August 14, 1870

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 150 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo