On This Day

What Happened on July 25, 1814

Historical Events

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Engineer Known as the Father of Railways George Stephenson
Engineer Known as the Father of Railways
George Stephenson

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Inventor Charles Babbage
Inventor
Charles Babbage

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? 206 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo