On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1812

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

1812 Highlights

About August 5, 1812

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 210 years and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo