The Ottawa, Ojibwe, and Potawatomi tribes cede to the United States all lands in the Michigan Territory south of the Grand River.
Mexico becomes independent from Spain.
Creek Indians cede land to the state of Georgia in return for cash payments totaling $200,000 over a period of 14 years.
House Chamber, U.S. Capitol by John Marshall, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
English poet of the Romantic period; buried in Rome
An influential nineteenth century French poet, critic, and acclaimed translator.
A Russian novelist and writer of fiction.