On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1813

Historical Events

  • Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British

Famous Deaths

  • Etienne Ozi, French composer, dies at 58

Person of interestTecumseh

Tecumseh, Shawnee Chief (Battle of Thames), dies in battle at 45

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh

1813 Highlights

About October 5, 1813

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 207 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra