- January 27: The Battle of Calabee Creek was fought near present-day Tuskegee.
- March 27: The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was fought in present-day Tallapoosa County.
- May 1: John Coffee's forces evacuated and burned Mud Town on the Cahaba River.
- August 9: The Treaty of Fort Jackson ceded much of Alabama's Creek Indian territory to the United States.
- Moses Stroup returned home from the War of 1812.
- June 13: Charles Linn, sailor, merchant, banker and industrialist
- July 17: Alexander Meek, poet, journalist and historian
- November 19: Benjamin Worthington, plantation owner
- November 22: T. L. Hudgins, merchant and banker
- November 30: Robert W. Huffman, namesake of Huffman
- December 7: James Powell, former Elyton Land Company president and Mayor of Birmingham
In 1814, the War of 1812 between the United States and the British Empire continued, as did the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. Emperor Napoleon abdicated; Louis XVIII became King of France. Pope Pius VII reestablished the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).
Notable births in 1814 included gun maker Samuel Colt, justice Esther Hobart Morris, chocolate magnate Henri Nestlé, physicist Anders Jonas Ångström, and musical instrument designer Adolphe Sax. Notable deaths included philosopher Johann Gottlieb Fichte; physician Joseph-Ignace Guillotin; former empress Joséphine de Beauharnais; British general William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe; physicist Benjamin Thompson; playwright Mercy Otis Warren; and inventor Joseph Bramah.
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