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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1780s  1790s  1800s  – 1810s –  1820s  1830s  1840s
Years: 1810 1811 181218131814 1815 1816
1813 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1813
MDCCCXIII
Ab urbe condita 2566
Armenian calendar 1262
ԹՎ ՌՄԿԲ
Assyrian calendar 6563
Bahá'í calendar -31–-30
Bengali calendar 1220
Berber calendar 2763
British Regnal year 53 Geo. 3 – 54 Geo. 3
Buddhist calendar 2357
Burmese calendar 1175
Byzantine calendar 7321–7322
Chinese calendar 壬申年十一月廿九日
(4449/4509-11-29)
— to —
癸酉年十二月初九日
(4450/4510-12-9)
Coptic calendar 1529–1530
Ethiopian calendar 1805–1806
Hebrew calendar 5573–5574
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1869–1870
 - Shaka Samvat 1735–1736
 - Kali Yuga 4914–4915
Holocene calendar 11813
Iranian calendar 1191–1192
Islamic calendar 1227–1229
Japanese calendar Bunka 10
(文化10年)
Korean calendar 4146
Minguo calendar 99 before ROC
民前99年
Thai solar calendar 2356

Year 1813 (MDCCCXIII) was a year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1813

January – March

  • February 11 – Fort Meigs: Leftwich is not successful, and when he leaves, Major Amos Stoddard takes the command of the post.
  • February 26 – The Secretary of War orders Colonel R. M. Johnson to get ready a group of mounted volunteers who will serve from 4–6 months after being called into active service.
  • February late– General Harrison sends out an expedition to burn the British vessels at Malden by going across Lake Erie via the Bass Islands in sleighs, but the ice is not hard enough and the expedition returns.
  • March 22 – Col. R. M. Johnson puts out an order for raising a regiment of mounted volunteers in Kentucky.

April – June

  • April 8 – Colonel James Ball arrives at Fort Meigs with 200 dragoons.

July – September

October – December

Undated

  • Russian troops reach and take Berlin without a fight after the French garrison evacuated (sent everyone out) the city.
  • Mathieu Orfila publishes his groundbreaking Trait des poisons, formalizing the field of toxicology.
  • George Hamilton-Gordon serves as ambassador expert in Vienna.
  • After the death of his father Wossen Seged, Sahle Selassie arrives at the capital Qundi before his other brothers, and is made Meridazmach of Shewa.
  • The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania is founded. It is the oldest continuously-existing literary society in the United States.

Ongoing events

Births

Unknown dates

  • Abbas I, Pasha of Egypt (d. 1854)
  • John Miley, American Methodist theologian (d. 1895)
  • Gerardo Barrios, President of El Salvador (d. 1865)

Deaths

  • January 6 – Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general (born 1764)
  • January 20 – Christoph Martin Wieland, German writer (born 1733)
  • February 13 – Samuel Ashe, Governor of North Carolina (born 1725)
  • February 26 – Robert Linvingston, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (born 1746)
  • April 10Joseph Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician (born 1746)
  • April 27 – Zebulon Pike, American general (born 1779)
  • April 28 – Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov, Russian field marshal (born 1745)
  • May 1 – Jean-Baptiste Bessières, French marshal (killed in combat) (born 1768)
  • May 23 – Geraud Duroc, French general (mortally wounded in battle) (born 1772)
  • June 6 – Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect (born 1739)
  • June 17 – Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (born 1726)
  • June 28 – Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Prussian general (born 1755)
  • August 11 – Henry James Pye, English poet (born 1745)
  • August 15-Abigail Amelia, First born daughter Of John and Abigail Adams (born 1765)
  • August 23 – Alexander Wilson, Scottish-born ornithologist (born 1766)
  • September 2 – Jean Victor Marie Moreau, French general (mortally wounded in battle) (born 1763)
  • October 5Tecumseh, Shawnee leader
  • October 19 – Józef Antoni Poniatowski, Polish prince and Marshal of France (friendly fire) (born 1763)
  • November 12 – Jean de Crévecoeur, French-American writer (born 1735)
  • December 24 – Empress Go-Sakuramachi of Japan (born 1740)

Unknown dates

  • Wossen Seged, Meridazmach of Shewa (murdered) (born 1808)

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