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Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2nd James Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres

4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

14th The French Invasion of Russia, led by Napoleon, officially ends

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Event of interestEvent of Interest

20th "Grimm's Fairy Tales" by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm is published

  • 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.