On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1813

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of the Thames; American forces under General William Henry Harrison defeat Tecumseh's Confederacy and their British allies led by Henry Procter near Chatham, Upper Canada

Native American Leader of the Shawnee Tecumseh
Native American Leader of the Shawnee
Tecumseh
General and 9th US President William Henry Harrison
General and 9th US President
William Henry Harrison

Famous Deaths

  • Etienne Ozi, French composer, dies at 58

Tecumseh

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? 208 years and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra