1814 in History – What happened in year 1814

✅ Published on April 3rd, 2009 in 19th Century in History

In history, year 1814 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1814.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1814 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
14 januarySweden and Denmark–Norway signed the Treaty of Kiel, whereby Frederick VI of Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden in return for the Swedish holdings in Pomerania.
01 februaryThe most destructive eruption of the Mayon Volcano occurred, killing over 2,000 people on the island of Luzon in the Philippines.
04 marchWar of 1812-An American raiding party defeated an attempt byBritish regulars, volunteers from the Canadian militia and NativeAmericans to intercept them near present-day Wardville, Ontario.
04 aprilNapoleon abdicated as Emperor of the French and named his sons Napoleon II to replace him.
11 aprilThe Treaty of Fontainebleau was signed, ending the War of the Sixth Coalition, and forcing Napoleon to abdicate as ruler of France and sending him into exile in Elba.
04 mayFerdinand VII abolished the Spanish Constitution of 1812,returning Spain to absolutism.
30 mayThe War of the Sixth Coalition ended with the signing of theTreaty of Paris, which deposed Napoleon and restored Louis XVIII to theFrench throne.
13 julyThe Carabinieri, the national military police of Italy, wasfounded by Victor Emmanuel I as the police force of the Kingdom of Sardinia.
25 julyWar of 1812-In present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario, the UnitedStates and Great Britain engaged in one of the deadliest battles everfought on Canadian soil.
24 augustWar of 1812-British forces invaded Washington, D.C., setting fire to various U.S. government buildings, including what is now the White House.
11 septemberThe Battle of Plattsburgh ended Britain's final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812.
12 septemberWar of 1812-Although the Maryland Militia lost the Battle of North Point, they were able to delay the British advance against Baltimore, buying time for the defense of the city.
13 septemberWar of 1812-Fort McHenry in Baltimore's Inner Harbor wasattacked by British forces during the Battle of Baltimore, laterinspiring Francis Scott Key to write 'The Star-Spangled Banner', whichlater became the national anthem of the United States.
28 NovemberThe Times of London was first printed with an automated print machine.
01 FebruaryThe Mayon volcano erupted in the Philippines, killing about 1,200 people.
30 MarchAfter defeating Napoleon Bonaporte the British army marched towards Paris.
31 JanuaryGervacio Antonio de Posadas was elected the chief director of Argentina.
14 FebruaryNapoleon I of France won against von Blücher in the Battle of the Vauchaps.
31 MarchAnti-Napoleonic troops occupied Paris.
10 AprilThe Duke of Wellington won the Battle of Toulouse.
17 MayThe Constitution of Norway was signed and Christian Frederick was elected the new King of Norway by the Constituent Assembly of Norway.
22 JuneHMS Leander defeated the USS Rattlesnake at Sable Island, Nova Scotia.
13 JulyItaly's National Military Police Carbineri was established by Victor Emmanuel as the police force of the Kingdom of Sardinia.
07 AugustAfter his existence was approved in Russia, Pope Pius VII ordered the worldwide bullion solitecto trade to establish the Society of Isis (Jesuits).
12 SeptemberThe Battle of North Point was fought near Baltimore during the War of 1812.
23 OctoberThe world's first plastic surgery was performed in England.
07 NovemberThe first meeting of all the Netherlands states took place in The Hague.
25 DecemberSamuel Marsday of the Church Missionary Society preached New Zealand's first sermon in Ohai.


Famous birthdays in the year 1814:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 SeptemberErnst Curtius / Historian / Germany
03 JulyFerdinand Didrichsen / Physicist / Denmark
05 March Wilhelm von Giesebrecht / Academic / Germany
06 SeptemberGeorge-Étienne Cartier / Politician / Canada
06 February Auguste Chapdelaine / Missionary / France
09 March Taras Shevchenko / Poet / Ukraine
09 February Samuel J. Tilden / Politician / United States of America
11 OctoberJean-Baptiste Lamy / Bishop / France
13 NovemberJoseph Hooker / General / United States of America
15 OctoberMikhail Lermontov / Poet / Russia
19 OctoberTheodoros Vryzakis / Painter / Greece
19 AprilLouis Amédée Achard / Journalist / France
21 AprilAngela Burdett-Coutts / Philanthropist / United Kingdom
22 MayAmalia Lindegren / Painter / Sweden
25 NovemberJulius Robert von Mayer / Physician / Germany
27 January Eugène Viollet-le-Duc / Architect / France
27 March Charles Mackay / Journalist / Scotland
28 AugustSheridan Le Fanu / Author / Ireland
30 MayEugène Charles Catalan / Academic / France
30 MayMikhail Bakunin / Philosopher / Russia

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1814:

YearName / Profession / Country
NA NATatya Tope / Freedom Fighter / India
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