April 27 - War of 1812: Battle of York - United States troops raid, destroy, but do not
hold the capital of Ontario, York (present day Toronto, Ontario).
May 2 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Lützen.
May 20-May 21 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Bautzen.
May 27 - War of 1812: In Canada, United States forces capture Fort George.
June-Autumn - series of victories of the Duke of Wellington (and others) over Napoleon
July 5 - War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and
Plattsburgh, New York begin.
August 19 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate.
August 26-August 27 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Dresden.
September - Robert Southey becomes Poet Laureate of Britain
September 10 - War of 1812: Oliver Perry defeats a British fleet in the Battle of Lake Erie.
October 5 - War of 1812: William Henry Harrison
defeats the British at the Battle of the
Thames, killing native leader Tecumseh.
October 16-October 19 - Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Leipzig.
October 25 - War of 1812: Charles de Salaberry defeats an American invasion at the Battle
November 11 - War of 1812: the Americans are defeated at the Battle of Chrysler's Farm.
November 20 - Triumvirat proclaims the government of the Netherlands in name of the
king of orange.
December 29 - War of 1812: British soldiers burn Buffalo, New York.
Russian troops reach and take Berlin without a fight after the French garrison evacuated
January 12 - Jozua (Josué) van den Houten
January 19 - Sir Henry Bessemer
February 11 - Otto Ludwig
, German novelist/playwright/critic.
March 9 - Giuseppe Verdi
, italian opera composer.
March 18 - Cornelis Janse Volaart
March 19 - David Livingstone
, missionary and explorer (+ 1873).
March 27 - Nathaniel Currier
May 22 - Richard Wagner
, German composer.
June 6 - Jacobus Grootenboer
November 21 - Willemina (Guillemine) Evertse
November 25 - Leuntje van den Tol
December 9 - Maria van den Houten
Abbas I - pasha of Egypt.
Soren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher.Baptized
: Adriana Joanna van den Houten
April 27 - General Zebulon Pike
August 23 - Alexander Wilson
October 5 - Tecumseh.
November 12 - Jean de Crévecoeur
, French-American writer.To my Homepage