On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1812

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Napoleon Bonaparte and his Grande Armée begin their retreat from Moscow numbering just 100,000 (started campaign with 500,000)

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1812 Highlights

About October 19, 1812

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra