jan 22 - |War of 1812 +¢|
British victory at Frenchtown.
jan 23 - Massacre of US wounded at River Raisin
feb 06 - U.S. raid on Brockville on the St. Lawrence River.
feb 22 - British capture Ogdensburg, NY as retaliation for Brockville attack.
mar 30 - British naval blockade extended from Long Island to the Mississippi
apr 15 - U.S. army occupies West Florida
apr 27 - U.S. troops attack and burn York (Capital of Upper Canada).
may 26 - Britain's
Royal Navy extends blockade to cover additional states
may 25 - U.S. bombards
and destroys Fort George.
may 27 - U.S. troops
capture Fort George; British troops retreat toward Burlington.
may 29 - British
fail to capture Sacket's Harbor.
jun 01 - H.M.S. Shannon defeats U.S.S. Chesapeake tows her captive into Halifax, Nova Scotia.
jun 04 - Armistice between France and Russia, and Prussia
jun 06 - British victory at Stoney Creek.
jun 07 - British victory at 40 Mile Creek; U.S. retire to Fort George.
jun 19 - de Rottenburg becomes Lt. Governor of Upper Canada
jun 21 - Wellington's
decisive victory over the French at the Battle of Vittoria
jun 22 - Skirmish at Norfolk
jun 24 - Capture of US forces at Beaver Dams.
jul 08 - Battle of Ball's Farm.
jul 11 - British raid on Blackrock.
jul 20 - U.S. victory at Goose Creek.
jul 21 - Battles of the Pyrenees Mountains between France and Spain ending in the British success [u. aug 01]
jul 27 - Engagement at Burnt Corn
jul 31 - British victory at Burlington Heights.
aug 02 - British attack Fort Stephenson.
aug 08 - U.S.S. Hamilton & Scourge sunk.
aug 10 - Armistice ends between France and Russia and Prussia
aug 12 - Austria declares war on France
aug 24 - Prevost leads attack on U.S. piquets ou George; U.S.decline large scale engagement
aug 30 - Attack at Fort Mims
aug 31 - British storm San Sebastien
sep 09 - British Fleet on Lake Erie defeated and capture by US under Perry.
oct 01 - US army under Hampton cross frontier south of Montreal and skirmish with Canadian piquets
oct 05 - British defeated at Moraviantown; Tecumseh (Battle of the Thames)
oct 16 - Napoleon ?+
defeated at the Battle of Leipzig marking the beginning of the end for his reign. [u. oct 18]
oct 25 - American invasion attempt at Chateauguay repulsed
nov 03 - Battle of Tallushatchee
nov 09 - Battle of Talladega
nov 10 - Battle of the Nivelle with the British invading France
nov 11 - American defeat at Chrysler 's Farm.
dec 10 - U.S. army abandons Fort George and burns town of Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake).
dec 13 - Drummond becomes Lt. Governor of Upper Canada
dec 18-19 - British capture Fort Niagara in night attack; capture and burn Lewiston and surrounding villages
dec 20 - British begin to lay waste to the East Niagara River area in retaliation for the burning of Newark.
dec 31 - British capture Blackrock
x - Congress authorizes steam boats to carry mail.
x - Jane Austen writes Pride and Prejudice x - Napoleon wins the Battle of Dresden.
jan 22 - Battle of Emuckfau
jan 24 - Battle of Enotachopco
mar 27 - Battle of Horseshoe Bend
mar 31 - Allies enter Paris
apr 06 - Napoleon abdicates
apr 10 - British take Toulouse [until apr 12]
apr 14 - US repeals embargo and non-importation laws
apr 25 - Royal Navy extends blockade to New England
may 06 - British capture Oswego.
may 30 - British blockade extended to include New England.
may 30 - British Infantry march to Bordeaux to set sail for North America
may 30 - First Treaty of Paris signed.
may 31 - U.S. victory at Sacket's Harbor.
jun 04 - Louis XVIII of France issues a new Charter in an attempt to convince the people that the work of the French revolution is not being undone.
jul 05 - U.S. defeat British at Chippewa.
jul 13 - U.S. capture Fort Erie.
jul 19 - British capture La Prairie du Chien.
jul 25 - Battle of Lundy's Lane - both sides claim victory
jul 25 - U.S. troops burn St. Davids.
aug - US public credit collapses and banks suspend specie payments
aug 08 - Peace negotiations begin in Ghent and Great Britain offers initial peace terms
aug 09 - US and Creek nation sign the Treaty of Fort Jackson
aug 13-14 - British begin seige of Fort Erie.
aug 24 - British burn Washington.
sep 13-14 - Seige of Fort McHenry (Battle of Baltimore). "Star Spangled Banner" is inspired by British mortars and rockets. It becomes the U.S. National
Anthem in 1931.
sep 17 - British assault fails against Fort Erie.
oct 03 - Congress of Vienna opens unoffically
oct 21 - British offer peace on the basis of 'uti posseditis'
nov 27 - Britain drops the 'utis posseditis'
dec 15 - Hartford Convention- US adopts additional internal taxes
dec 23 - Initial skirmishes around New Orleans
dec 24 - Treaty of Ghent signed to end the War of 1812 +¢.
x - |ENGLAND| A steam-powered rotary press prints The Times.
x - Congress of Vienna opens.
x - Swedish chemist Jöns Jacob Berzelius suggests using letters as symbols for the elements.
x - The first practical steam locomotive is built.