Historical Events in August 1832

  • Aug 1 The Black Hawk War ends.
  • Aug 2 Battle of Bad Axe, Wisconsin: 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sauk & Fox Native Americans ending the Black Hawk War in the US
  • Aug 15 Gregory XVI encyclical On liberalism & religious indifferentism
  • Aug 27 Black Hawk, leader of Sauk-indians, gives himself up