Historical Events for December 1812
Events 1 - 5 of 5
2nd - James Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres
4th - Peter Gaillard of Lancaster, Pa patents a horse-drawn mower
11th - 1st newspaper on Curacao (Curacao Gazette & Commercial Advertiser)
12th - French invasion of Russia comes to an end.
29th - The USS Constitution under the command of Captain William Bainbridge, captures the HMS Java off the coast of Brazil after a three hour battle.