January 14 - Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
January 29 - French army of Emperor Napoleon I wins the Battle of Brienne.
January 31 - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas becomes Supreme Director of Argentina.
February - Congress of Chatillon - see George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen.
February 1 - Mayon Volcano, in the Philippines, erupts, killing around 1,200 people; most
devastating eruption of Mayon Volcano.
February 11 - Norway's independence is proclaimed, marking the ultimate end of the
February 14 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Vauchamps.
February 18 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Montereau.
March 7 - Napoleon wins the Battle of Craonne.
March 9 - the third USS Enterprise reaches Wilmington, North Carolina, returning from the
March 10 - Napoleon is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.
March 27 - War of 1812: In northern Alabama, United States forces under General Andrew
Jackson defeat the Creek at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
April 4 or April 6 - Emperor Napoleon abdicates.
April 10 - the Duke of Wellington wins the Battle of Toulouse.
May 17 - Norway's new constitution.
May 17 - Occupation of Monaco changes from French to Austrian hands.
May 30 - The First Treaty of Paris is signed returning France's borders to their 1792 extent.
Napoleon I of France is exiled to Elba on the same day.
July 5 - War of 1812: Battle of Chippewa - American Major General Jacob Brown defeats
British General Phineas Riall at Chippewa, Ontario.
July 24 - War of 1812: General Phineas Riall advances toward Niagara Falls, Ontario to halt
Jacob Brown's American invaders.
July 25 - War of 1812: Battle of Lundy's Lane - Reinforcements arrive near Niagara Falls,
Ontario for General Riall's British and Canadian force, and bloody, all-night battle with
Jacob Brown's Americans commences at 18.00; Americans retreat to Fort Erie.
August 13 - signing of the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1814.
September 11 - USS Ticonderoga is victorious in the Battle of Lake Champlain.
November 28 - London The Times newspaper becomes the first to be printed on a steam-
December 24 - peace treaty of Ghent ends War of 1812 between United States and Britain.
George Stephenson designs his first locomotive Blutcher
Alexandria, Virginia is threatened by the British fleet and pays $100,000 for immunity from attack.
John Abernethy appointed lecturer in anatomy to the Royal College of Surgeons
John Keats leaves apprenticeship to become a student at a local hospital
Sir Walter Scott writes Waverley.Births
January 27 - Eugene Viollet-le-Duc
, French architect.
May 30 - Michael Bakunin
, anarchist (+ 1876).
August 28 - Sheridan le Fanu
, Irish writer.
September 20 - Cornelis van den Houten
September 27 - Paulus van den Houten
October 8 - Klaas Beije
October 17 - Neeltje van den Houten
November 6 - Adolphe Sax
, instrument maker, inventor of the saxophone.
December 27 - Cornelia Groenleer
January 27 - Philip Astley
, the father of modern circus.
March 28 - Joseph-Ignace Guillotin
, inventor of the guillotine.
April 1 - Jan van den Houten
May 29 - Josephine de Beauharnais
, Empress of France.
July 27 - Janna van Oost
August 23 - Pieter Witte
August 31 - Arthur Phillip
, the first governor of New South Wales, Australia.
October 6 - Cornelis van den Houten
October 19 - Mercy Otis Warren
, American playwright.
November 23 - Elbridge Gerry
, Vice President of the United States of America, died in office.
December 2 - Donatien Alphonse Francois de Sade
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