On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1814

Historical Events

  • Destruction of schooner Carolina, the last of Commodore Daniel Patterson's makeshift fleet that fought a series of delaying actions that contributed to Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of New Orleans.

Famous Birthdays

  • James Henry Carleton, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Lubec, Maine (d. 1873)
1814 Highlights

About December 27, 1814

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 205 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn