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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 various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1813
Ab urbe condita 2566
Armenian calendar 1262
Assyrian calendar 6563
Balinese saka calendar 1734–1735
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 (Water Monkey)
4509 or 4449
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4510 or 4450
Coptic calendar 1529–1530
Discordian calendar 2979
Ethiopian calendar 1805–1806
Hebrew calendar 5573–5574
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1869–1870
 - Shaka Samvat 1734–1735
 - Kali Yuga 4913–4914
Holocene calendar 11813
Igbo calendar 813–814
Iranian calendar 1191–1192
Islamic calendar 1227–1229
Japanese calendar Bunka 10
Javanese calendar 1739–1740
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4146
Minguo calendar 99 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar 345
Thai solar calendar 2355–2356
Tibetan calendar 阳水猴年
(male Water-Monkey)
1939 or 1558 or 786
    — to —
(female Water-Rooster)
1940 or 1559 or 787

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 11Fort 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

July – September

October – December


  • 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


Unknown dates


Unknown dates

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

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