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What Happened on August 5, 1812

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

War of 1812: Tecumseh's Native American force ambushes Thomas Van Horne's 200 Americans at Brownstone Creek, causing them to flee and retreat

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh

1812 Highlights

About August 5, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo