What Happened on June 18, 1815

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon and France defeated by British forces under Wellington and Prussian troops under Blucher

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, French general (b. 1766)
  • Thomas Picton, British general (killed in battle) (b. 1758)