Decades: 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s - 1810s - 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s
Years: 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 - 1819 - 1820 1821 1822 1823 1824
January 17 - Simon Bolivar proclaims the Republic of Colombia
February 6 - Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore
February 15 - The United States House of Representatives agrees to Tallmadge Amendment to bar slaves from new state of Missouri--opening vote in controversy that leads to Missouri Compromise
February 22 - Spain cedes Florida to the United States.
May 22 - The SS Savannah leaves port at Savannah, Georgia on a voyage to become the first steamship to cross the Atlantic Ocean. The ship will arrive at Liverpool, England on June 20.
August 16 - Peterloo massacre in Manchester, UK
December 4 - Alabama is admitted as the 22nd U.S. state.
Panic of 1819 - Global economic crisis
Arts, Sciences, Literature and Philosophy
1819 in literature:
February 11 - Samuel Parkman Tuckerman, composer.
February 14 - Joshua A. Norton, "Emperor of the United States of America" (Or January 17, 1811).
February 22 - James Russell Lowell, poet and essayist
April 11 - Charles Hallé, pianist and conductor
April 18 - Franz von Suppé, composer
April 28 - Ezra Abbot, American Bible scholar
May 24 - Queen Victoria, monarch of the United Kingdom
May 31 - Walt Whitman, American poet
June 5 - John Couch Adams, astronomer
June 20 - Jacques Offenbach, composer
August 1 - Richard Dadd, insane Victorian fairy painter
August 26 - Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, later Prince Consort to Queen Victoria.
September 13 - Clara Schumann, Austrian composer
November 22 - George Eliot, British novelist
August 19 - James Watt, inventor
August 23 - Oliver Perry, American naval officer
Kamehameha I, King of Hawaii
Heads of states
Ottoman Empire - Mahmud II Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1808-1839)
Prussia - Frederick William III King of Prussia (1797-1840)
Russia - Alexander I Tsar of Russia (1801-1825)\n