What Happened in September 1813

Historical Events

  • Sep 4 First US religious newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer))
  • Sep 7 "Uncle Sam" 1st used to refer to the US, by Troy Post of New York
  • Sep 10 American Naval Commander Oliver Hazard Perry defeats the British in Battle of Lake Erie

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Sep 30 Battle of Bárbula: Simón Bolívar defeats Santiago Bobadilla

Military and Political Leader Simón Bolívar
Military and Political Leader
Simón Bolívar

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 11 Conrad Feger Jackson, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Alsace Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1862)
  • Sep 13 John Sedgwick, American Major General (Union Army), born in Cornwall, Connecticut (d. 1864)
  • Sep 28 Anton Wallerstein, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general, mortally wounded in battle at 50
  • Sep 13 Hezqeyas of Ethiopia, deposed Emperor of Ethiopia
  • Sep 24 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry, composer, dies at 72
  • Sep 25 Braz Francisco de Lima, composer, dies at 61