Historical Events for Year 1813
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Jan 11th - 1st pineapples planted in Hawaii (or 1/21)
Jan 14th - Gideon Hawley becomes 1st state school superintendent in US (NY)
Jan 21st - Pineapple introduced to Hawaii (or 01/111)
Jan 22nd - Americans capture Frenchtown, Michigan Territory
Jan 28th - Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" is published by Thomas Egerton in the United Kingdom.
Feb 23rd - 1st US raw cotton-to-cloth mill founded in Waltham, Mass
Feb 27th - 1st federal vaccination legislation enacted
Feb 27th - Congress authorizes use of steamboats to transport mail
Mar 3rd - Office of Surgeon General of the US Army forms
Mar 8th - 1st concerto of Royal Philharmonic
Mar 18th - David Melville, Newport, RI, patents apparatus for making coal gas
Mar 25th - 1st US flag flown in battle on the Pacific, frigate Essex
Novelist Jane Austen Apr 27th - Americans under Gen Pike capture Toronto; Pike is killed
Apr 29th - Ist US Rubber patent granted to Jacob F Hummel
May 11th - In Australia, William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth, lead an expedition westwards from Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continued expansion throughout the 19th century.
May 23rd - South American independence leader Simón Bolívar enters Mérida, leading the invasion of Venezuela, and is proclaimed El Libertador ("The Liberator")
May 27th - Americans capture Ft George, Canada
May 31st - In Australia, Lawson, Blaxland and Wentworth reached Mount Blaxland, effectively marking the end of a route across the Blue Mountains.
Military and Political Leader Simon Bolívar Jun 1st - Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto "Don't give up the ship"
Jun 6th - US invasion of Canada halted at Stoney Creek (Ont)
Jun 21st - Peninsular War: Battle of Vitoria.
Jun 24th - Battle of Beaver Dam - British & Indian forces defeat US forces
Jul 5th - War of 1812: Three weeks of British raids on Fort Schlosser, Black Rock and Plattsburgh, New York begin.
Jul 31st - British invade Plattsburgh NY
Aug 14th - British warship Pelican attacks & captures US war brigantine Argus
Aug 19th - Gervasio Antonio de Posadas joins Argentina's second triumvirate.
Aug 23rd - Battle of Grossbeeren - Prussians under Von Bulow repulse French
French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte Aug 27th - Battle of Dresden; Napoleon defeats Austrians
Aug 30th - Battle of Kulm: French forces defeated by Austrian-Prussian-Russian alliance.
Sep 4th - First US religious newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))
Sep 7th - "Uncle Sam" was 1st used to refer to US (Troy Post of NY)
Sep 10th - Comm Oliver H Perry defeats British in Battle of Lake Erie
Sep 30th - Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla
Oct 5th - Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British
Oct 8th - Treaty of Ried between Bayern & Austria
Oct 16th - Battle of Leipzig, largest battle in Europe prior to WWI, Napoleon's forces defeated by Prussia, Austria & Russia
Oct 20th - German Kingdom of Westphalia abolished
Oct 23rd - The Pacific Fur Company trading post in Astoria, Oregon is turned over to the rival British North West Company (the fur trade in the Pacific Northwest was dominated for the next three decades by the United Kingdom).
Nov 2nd - Treaty of Fulda
Nov 3rd - US troops under General Coffee destroy Indian village at Talladega Ala
Nov 6th - Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain
Nov 11th - Dresden surrenders to allied armies
Nov 12th - Allied troops occupy Zwolle Neth
Nov 15th - Allied troops occupies Groningen
Nov 15th - Tax revolt in Amsterdam
Nov 21st - Stettin surrenders to allied armies
Nov 28th - Cossacks occupy Utrecht
Nov 29th - Elias Canneman (Lib) becomes minister of Finance
Nov 30th - Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands
Dec 2nd - Prince Willem Frederik accepts constitutional monarchy
Dec 5th - Lübeck surrenders to allied armies
Dec 8th - Ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres
Dec 18th - British take Fort Niagara in War of 1812
Dec 26th - Zamose, Modlin, Torgau surrenders to allied armies
Dec 29th - British burn Buffalo, NY during War of 1812
Dec 30th - Danzig surrenders to allied armies