On This Day

What Happened on October 1, 1814

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of Rancagua begins; Spanish army defeats rebel Chilean army, ending the Chilean Vieja

General and President of Chile José Miguel Carrera
General and President of Chile
José Miguel Carrera

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Opening of the Congress of Vienna, redraws Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon Bonaparte

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Jakob I van Przysucha, Polish hassidic leader, dies
1814 Highlights

About October 1, 1814

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 207 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra