On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1815

Historical Events

  • 1st flat horse race held at English race track Cheltenham on Nottingham Hill

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Napoleon surrenders to Captain Frederick Maitland of HMS Bellerophon at Rochefort after his earlier defeat at the Battle of Waterloo

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

1815 Highlights

About July 15, 1815

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 204 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer