What Happened In History Year 1815

Historical Events for the Year 1815

  • 3rd January » Austria, the United Kingdom, and France form a secret defensive alliance against Prussia and Russia.
  • 8th January » War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans Andrew Jackson leads United States or American forces in victory over the British.
  • 13th January » War of 1812: British Empire called British troops capture Battle of Fort Peter or Fort Peter in St. Marys, Georgia, the only battle of the war to take place in the state.
  • 15th January » War of 1812: American frigate USS President 1800 6, commanded by Commodore (rank) Commodore Stephen Decatur, is Capture of USS President captured by a squadron of four British frigates.
  • 6th February » New Jersey grants the first American railroad charter to John Stevens (inventor) e.g John Stevens.
  • 26th February » Napoleon I of France named Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from Elba.
  • 1st March » Napoleon I of France or Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba.
  • 2nd March » Signing of the Kandyan Convention treaty by United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland named British invaders and the List of Sri Lankan monarchs or King of Sri Lanka.
  • 16th March » William I of the Netherlands or Prince Willem proclaims himself King of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, the first constitutional monarchy named constitutional monarch in the Netherlands.
  • 20th March » After escaping from Elba, Napoleon I of France called Napoleon enters Paris with a regular army of 140,000 and a volunteer force of around 200,000, beginning his "Hundred Days" rule.
  • 30th March » Joachim Murat issues the Rimini Proclamation which would later inspire Italian Unification.
  • 23rd April » Second Serbian Uprising named The Second Serbian Uprising: A second phase of the national revolution of the Serbs against the Ottoman Empire, erupts shortly after the annexation of the country to the Ottoman Empire.
  • 3rd May » Neapolitan War: Joachim Murat, King of Kingdom of Naples or Naples is defeated by the Austrians at the Battle of Tolentino, the decisive engagement of the war.
  • 30th May » The East Indiaman 'Arniston (East Indiaman) or Arniston' is wrecked during a storm at Waenhuiskrans, near Cape Agulhas, in present-day South Africa, with the loss of 372 lives.
  • 1st June » Napoleon I named Napoleon promulgates a revised Charter of 1815 called Constitution after it passes a plebiscite.
  • 9th June » End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set.
  • 16th June » Battle of Ligny and Battle of Quatre Bras, two days before the Battle of Waterloo.
  • 18th June » Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon I of France called Napoleon Bonaparte by the Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher forcing him to abdicate the throne of Kingdom of France The Napoleonic Era e.g Fran
  • 9th July » Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord becomes the first Prime Minister of France.
  • 15th July » Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders aboard HMS Bellerophon 1786 6.
  • 24th August » The modern Constitution of the Netherlands is signed.
  • 15th October » Napoleon I of France begins his exile on Saint Helena in the Atlantic Ocean.
  • 27th November » Adoption of Constitution of the Kingdom of Poland.
  • 5th December » Foundation of Maceió, Brazil.
  • 11th December » The United States Senate e.g U.S. Senate creates a select committee on finance and a uniform national currency, predecessor of the United States Senate Committee on Finance.
  • 25th December » The Handel and Haydn Society, oldest continuously performing arts organization in the United States, gives its first performance.

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