On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1812

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The French invasion of Russia, led by Napoleon Bonaparte, officially ends with the French having lost as many as 530,000 people

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, born in Brompton, London (d. 1862)
1812 Highlights

About December 14, 1812

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius