This page lists news articles and events for the year 1809.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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The Napoleonic Wars were in full swing, and the political landscape of Europe was in great tumult this year. For greater detail than what is listed below, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1809 Only events most notable for gaming purposes were included in the list below.
- February 8:
- February 12:
- February 20:
- Event: U.S. Supreme Court rules the power of the Federal Government trumps that of any single State.
- The French (and their allies The Duchy of Warsaw), under Napoleon Bonaparte, defeat Austria in a series of battles on the 14th, 19th, and 22nd of April.
- May 17
- November 25: