First pineapple plants are introduced in Hawaii from Spain.
Shipwrecked Swedish sailor and mercenary Charles Savage is killed and eaten in Fiji.
Minning, the second son of the Fifth Qing Emperor, Jiaqing, is named the Prince of the Blood of the First Degree. He has been the secret heir apparant since 1799.
May: U.S. Pres. James Madison retaliates against British decision in October 1812 to try 23 Americans for treason by ordering Maj. Gen. John Dearborn on the Noagara frontier to take 23 Britons into custody as hostages.