The Sharpe Calendar

January

Real Sharpe
Date Year Event Year Event
1 1801 Union of Great Britain and Ireland
1809 Battle of Benevente, British (Moore) stop French (Napoleon) (Peninsular War)
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3 1809 Defence of Cacabelos, British (E Paget) stop French (Soult)
Rifleman Plunket kills Gen Colbert and his trumpeter with a couple of long shots
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8 1806 Battle of Cape Town, British (Baird) defeat Franco-Dutch (Janssens) (3rd Coalition)
1812 Investment of Ciudad Rodrigo (French, Barrie) by Anglo-Portuguese (Wellington) (Peninsular War)
9 1812 Battle of Valencia, French (Suchet) defeat Spanish (Blake) (Peninsular War)
10 1813 Execution of Obadiah Hakeswill (Sharpe's Enemy)
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14 1797 Battle of Rivoli, French (Napoleon) defeat Austrians (Alvintzy) (1st Coalition)
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16 1809 Battle of Corunna, British (Moore) defeat French (Soult) (Peninsular War)
17 1800 Adjutant General's circular calling for men to be transferred to the new "Experimental Rifle Corps"
18 1803 The Rifle Corps officially becomes "The 95th (Rifle) Regment"
19 1812 Fall of Ciudad Rodrigo (French, Barrie) to Anglo-Portuguese (Wellington) (Peninsular War) (Sharpe's Company)
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24 1812 Death of General Robert "Black Bob" Craufurd
25 1807 Battle of Mohrungen, French (Bernadotte) defeat Russians (Markov) (4th Coalition)
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29 1814 Battle of Brienne, French (Napoleon) defeat Allies (Blucher) (6th Coalition)
30 1814 Battle of La Rothiere, French (Napoleon) defeat Allies (Blucher) (6th Coalition)
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