On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1812

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Borodino: Napoleon Bonapartre wins a pyrrhic victory against Russian General Mikhail Kutuzov, most ferocious battle of the Napoleonic era with 70,000 killed

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1812 Highlights

About September 7, 1812

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo