What Happened on June 18, 1815

Historical Events

Battle of Waterloo

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon Bonaparte and France defeated by British forces under Duke of Wellington and Prussian troops under Field Marshall von Bl├╝cher

Famous Deaths

  • Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, French general (b. 1766)
  • Thomas Picton, British general (killed in battle) (b. 1758)
1815 Highlights

About June 18, 1815

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 208 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini