What Happened on July 25, 1814

Historical Events

  • Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British

Railroad History

English engineer George Stephenson introduces his first steam locomotive, a travelling engine designed for hauling coal on the Killingworth wagonway named Bl├╝cher

Famous Weddings

Charles Babbage

Inventor Charles Babbage (21) weds Georgina Whitmore at St. Michael's Church in Devon, England

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Dibdin, British composer, author (Sea Songs), and actor, dies at 69
1814 Highlights

About July 25, 1814

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo