Historical Events on August 16, 1812

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Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

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British forces under the command of Major General Sir Isaac Brock capture Fort Detroit with the help of Indigenous warriors led by Tecumseh

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh
British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock
  • General Hull surrenders Detroit & Michigan territory to British forces