On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1812

Historical Events

  • Battle of Queenstown Heights: British forces defeat United States forces attempting to invade Canada

Famous Deaths


Person of interestIsaac Brock

Isaac Brock, English general (conquered Detroit), dies in battle at 43

British Army Officer and Administrator Isaac Brock
British Army Officer and Administrator
Isaac Brock

1812 Highlights

About October 13, 1812

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 207 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra