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What Happened on June 22, 1812

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Upon learning of plans by the Americans to execute a surprise attack, Laura Secord walks 32 km to warn British troops, results in a British surprise victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams

Canadian War Heroine Laura Secord
Canadian War Heroine
Laura Secord

1812 Highlights

About June 22, 1812

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer