Historical Events in December 1812

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Electoral-defeatElectoral Victory

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.

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Person-of-interestPerson 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.