What Happened in 1818

Significant Events

  • Apr 5 In the Battle of Maipú, Chile's independence movement - led by Bernardo O'Higgins and José de San Martín - win a decisive victory over Spain, leaving 2,000 Spaniards and 1,000 Chilean patriots dead.
  • Nov 21 Russia's Tsar Alexander I petitions for a Jewish state in Palestine
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Congress decides on the US flag: 13 red & white stripes & 20 stars

On April 4, 1818


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