- The Boone Academy is established.
- An act by the General Assembly authorizes the Governor to establish a state armory.
U.S. & World
- In revenge for the burning of York (Toronto), British troops burn much of Washington, D.C., after the Battle of Bladensburg. The Library of Congress is destroyed, but Congress decides to start anew by purchasing Thomas Jefferson's personal library.
- Francis Scott Key watches British ships bombard Fort McHenry in Baltimore and pens the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which Congress will declare the national anthem in 1931.
- Boone County Tax Lists, 1814.
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