What Happened In History Year 1813

Historical Events for the Year 1813

  • 3rd February » José de San Martín defeats a Spanish royalist army at the Battle of San Lorenzo, part of the Argentine War of Independence.
  • 7th February » Action of 7 February 1813: stalemate two evenly matched frigates from the French Navy and the British Royal Navy, 'French frigate Aréthuse (1812) or Aréthuse' and HMS Amelia (1796) e.g HMS 'Amelia'.
  • 20th February » Manuel Belgrano defeats the Royalist (Spanish American Revolution) or royalist army of Pío de Tristán during the Battle of Salta.
  • 27th April » War of 1812: United States known as American troops capture the Capital (political) or capital of Upper Canada in the Battle of York (present day Toronto, Canada).
  • 11th May » In Australia, William Lawson (explorer) or William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth lead an 1813 crossing of the Blue Mountains known as expedition to cross the Blue Mountains west of Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continu
  • 20th May » Napoleon Bonaparte leads his French troops into the Battle of Bautzen in Saxony, Germany, against the combined armies of Russia and Prussia. The battle ends the next day with a French victory.
  • 24th May » South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, Mérida called Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed 'El Libertador' ("The Liberator").
  • 27th May » War of 1812: In Canada, United States called American forces capture Battle of Fort George called Fort George.
  • 31st May » In Australia, William Lawson (explorer) William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth reach Mount Blaxland, New South Wales Mount Blaxland, effectively marking the end of a route across the Blue Mountains (New South Wales) Blue Mountains.
  • 6th June » War of 1812: Battle of Stoney Creek A British force of 700 under John Vincent (general) named John Vincent defeats an American force twice its size under William H. Winder called William Winder and John Chandler.
  • 21st June » Peninsular War: Battle of Vitoria e.g Battle of Victoria.
  • 22nd June » War of 1812: After learning of American plans for a surprise attack on Beaver Dams in Ontario, Laura Secord sets out on a 30 kilometer journey on foot to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon.
  • 24th June » Battle of Beaver Dams: a United Kingdom known as British and Indian combined force defeats the United States Army.
  • 5th July » War of 1812: Three weeks of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock, Buffalo, New York Black Rock and Plattsburgh (city), New York Plattsburgh, New York commence.
  • 11th August » In Colombia, Juan del Corral declares the independence of Antioquia.
  • 23rd August » At the Battle of Grossbeeren, the Prussians under Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow known as Von Bülow repulse the France or French army.
  • 26th August » War of the Sixth Coalition: An Battle of Katzbach or impromptu battle takes place when French and Prussian-Russian forces accidentally run into each other near Liegnitz, Prussia (now Legnica, Poland).
  • 27th August » French Emperor Napoleon I defeats a larger force of Austrian Empire named Austrians, Russian Empire named Russians, and Prussians at the Battle of Dresden.
  • 30th August » First Battle of Kulm: French forces are defeated by an Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
  • 30th August » Creek War: Fort Mims massacre: Creek people or Creek "Red Sticks" kill over 500 settlers (including over 250 armed militia) in Fort Mims, north of Mobile, Alabama.
  • 31st August » At the final stage of the Peninsular War, British-Portuguese troops capture the town of Donostia (now San Sebastián), resulting in a Siege of San Sebastián called rampage and eventual destruction of the town. Elsewhere, Spanish troops repel a French attac
  • 10th September » The United States defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
  • 11th September » War of 1812: British troops arrive in Mount Vernon and prepare to march to and invade Washington, D.C..
  • 17th September » The Second Battle of Kulm is fought.
  • 30th September » Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla.
  • 5th October » Battle of the Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British and kill Shawnee leader Tecumseh.
  • 8th October » The Treaty of Ried is signed between Bayern and Austria.
  • 16th October » The Sixth Coalition attacks Napoleon I of France named Napoleon Bonaparte in the Battle of Leipzig.
  • 19th October » The Battle of Leipzig concludes, giving Napoleon I of France e.g Napoleon Bonaparte one of his worst defeats.
  • 26th October » War of 1812: A combined force of British regulars, Canada Canadian militia, and Mohawk nation Mohawks defeat the United States Americans in the Battle of Chateauguay.
  • 30th December » United Kingdom named British soldiers burn Buffalo, New York during the War of 1812.

Historical events for the year 1813 by month