Forced to surrender, Kentucky militia are massacred by Indian troops following the Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812
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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry defeats the British navy in the Battle of Lake Erie.
Tecumseh, who had allied himself with the British, dies at the Battle of the Thames.
An editorial in the Troy Post in New York pioneers the term “Uncle Sam” to refer to the United States.
European ballrooms are witness to the new dance craze sweeping the Continent, the waltz.
Jane Austen's classic Pride and Prejudice is published for the first time
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