Historical Events in October 1812

  • Oct 13 Battle of Queenstown Heights: British forces defeat United States forces attempting to invade Canada
  • Oct 14 Work on London's Regent's Canal starts.

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Oct 19 Napoleon's forces begin their retreat from Moscow

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Oct 22 Duke of Wellington seizes Burgos, Spain
  • Oct 23 Failed coup against emperor Napoleon
  • Oct 24 Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Maloyaroslavets takes place near Moscow.
  • Oct 25 US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian