1813 in History – What happened in year 1813

In history, year 1813 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1813.

Know what happened in 1813:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
03 FebruaryArgentine War of Independence-José de San Martín and his Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers gained a largely symbolic victory against a royalist army in the Battle of San Lorenzo .
06 JuneWar of 1812-The British ambushed an American encampment nearpresent-day Stoney Creek, Ontario, capturing two senior officers.
26 OctoberWar of 1812-A force consisting of about 1,630 French Canadianregulars and militia and Mohawk warriors under Charles de Salaberryrepulsed an American force of about 4,000 attempting to invade Canada.
28 January The novel Pride and Prejudice by English author Jane Austen was published, using material from an unpublished manuscript that she originally wrote between 1796 and 1797.
31 AugustPeninsular War-At the Battle of San Marcial, the Spanish Armyof Galicia under Manuel Alberto Freire turned back Nicolas Soult's lastmajor offensive against Arthur Wellesley's allied army.
11 NovemberWar of 1812-A British–Canadian force repelled an Americanattack in the Battle of Crysler's Farm, forcing the latter to give uptheir attempt to capture Montreal.
10 SeptemberWar of 1812-American forces led by Oliver Hazard Perrydefeated the British on Lake Erie near Put-in-Bay, Ohio.
30 AugustCreek War-A force of Creeks, belonging to the Red Sticksfaction killed hundreds of settlers in Fort Mims in Alabama.
31 AugustPeninsular War-At the Battle of San Marcial, the Spanish Armyof Galicia under Manuel Alberto Freire turned back Nicolas Soult's lastmajor offensive against Arthur Wellesley's allied army.
06 JuneWar of 1812-The British ambushed an American encampment nearpresent-day Stoney Creek, Ontario, capturing two senior officers.
11 MayWilliam Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth departedwestward from Sydney on an expedition to become the first Europeansconfirmed to cross the Blue Mountains.
13 AprilA 'miserable' new parish church for Reculver was consecrated,replacing a 1,144-year-old church which had been mostly demolished in1809, despite being an exemplar of Anglo-Saxon church architecture andsculpture.
22 JuneWar of 1812-After learning of American plans for a forthcoming surprise attack, Laura Secord set out on a 30 km (19 mi) journey from Queenston, Ontario, Upper Canada, on foot to warn Lieutenant JamesFitzGibbon.
31 AugustPeninsular War-At the Battle of San Marcial, the Spanish Army of Galicia under Manuel Alberto Freire turned back Nicolas Soult's last major offensive against Arthur Wellesley's allied army.
08 DecemberBeethoven's Symphony No. 7 (audio featured) premiered in Vienna with the composer himself conducting.
31 AugustPeninsular War-At the Battle of San Marcial, the Spanish Army of Galicia under Manuel Alberto Freire turned back Nicolas Soult's lastmajor offensive against Arthur Wellesley's allied army.
22 JuneWar of 1812-After learning of American plans for a forth coming surprise attack, Laura Secord set out on a 30 km (19 mi) journey from Queenston, Ontario, Upper Canada, on foot to warn Lieutenant James Fitz Gibbon.
03 FebruaryArgentine War of Independence-José de San Martín and his Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers gained a largely symbolic victory againsta royalist army in the Battle of San Lorenzo.
11 MayWilliam Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth departed westward from Sydney on an expedition to become the first Europeans confirmed to cross the Blue Mountains.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1813:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 JuneDaniel Pollen / Politician / New Zealand
04 January Isaac Pitman / Educator / United Kingdom
05 AugustIvar Aasen / Poet / Norway
10 MayMontgomery Blair / Politician / United States of America
10 OctoberGiuseppe Verdi / Composer / Italy
13 SeptemberJohn Sedgwick / Educator / United States of America
15 March John Snow / Physician / United Kingdom
17 OctoberGeorg Büchner / Poet / Switzerland
18 March Christian Friedrich Hebbel / Poet / Germany
18 AprilJames McCune Smith / Author / United States of America
19 March David Livingstone / Explorer / Scotland
19 January Henry Bessemer / Business Man / United Kingdom
20 NovemberFranc Miklošič / Philologist / Slovenia
21 January John C. Frémont / Explorer / United States of America
23 January Camilla Collett / Activist / Norway
23 OctoberLudwig Leichhardt / Explorer / Germany
24 JuneHenry Ward Beecher / Politician / United States of America
26 January Juan Pablo Duarte / Philosopher / Dominican Republic
30 NovemberCharles-Valentin Alkan / Painist / France
30 NovemberLouise-Victorine Ackermann / Poet / France

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