On This Day

Historical Events in July 1812

  • Jul 11 US invades Canada (Detroit frontier)
  • Jul 12 US forces led by General Hull invade Canada (War of 1812)
  • Jul 22 Duke of Wellington defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain

Victory in Battle

Jul 23 Battle of Mogilev: first significant fighting during Napoleon's invasion of Russia results in minor French victory