|1800: The French defeat an Austrian army at the Battle of Hohenlinden, near Munich.|
|1818: Illinois admitted into the Union as the 21st state.|
|1847: Frederick Douglass and Martin R. Delaney establish the North Star, and anti-slavery paper.
|1862: Confederate raiders attack a Federal forage train on the Hardin Pike near Nashville, Tenn.|
|1863: Confederate General James Longstreet moves his army east and north toward Greeneville. This withdrawal marks the end of the Fall Campaign in Tennessee.|