On This Day in History for September 14

Events in History

  • 81 Domitian becomes Emperor of the Roman Empire upon the death of his brother Titus
  • 786 Harun al-Rashid becomes the Abbasid caliph upon the death of his brother Al-Hadi
  • 891 Stephen V's reign as Catholic Pope end with his death, succeeded a few weeks later by Pope Formosus
  • 1163 Pastor Frederik forms convent at Mariengaarde Friesland
  • 1180 Minamoto no Yoritomo led force of 300 defeated at Battle of Ishibashiyama in Japan
  • 1515 Battle at Marignano ends after two days in a French and Venetian victory over a Swiss army
  • 1607 Flight of the Earls from Lough Swilly, Donegal, Ireland
  • 1629 Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch: Spanish garrison surrenders to Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange
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Weddings in History

  • 1830 Princess WFLC Marianne marries Albrecht of Prussia
  • 1835 American leading transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson (33) marries 2nd wife Lydia (Lidian) Jackson in Plymouth, Massachusetts.
  • 1838 Newly escaped slave Frederick Douglass marries free woman Anne Murray in New York

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