Historical Events in September 1814

  • Sep 5 -15] Battle of Masurische Meren: Germans chase Russians out of East Prussia
  • Sep 11 Begun on the 6th Sept, Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh during War of 1812
  • Sep 11 Battle of Lake Champlain, NY; American Navy defeats British
  • Sep 12 Battle of North Point fought near Baltimore during War of 1812
  • Sep 14 Francis Scott Key inspired to write the poem "Defence of Fort M'Henry", later becomes lyrics of the "Star-Spangled Banner"
  • Sep 20 "Star Spangled Banner" published as a song, lyrics by Francis Scott Key, tune by John Stafford Smith