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1805

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Year 1805 (MDCCCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1805

January - March

  • January 11 - Michigan Territory is created.
  • February 15 - Harmony Society officially formed.
  • March 1 - Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted of impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate.
  • March 4 - Thomas Jefferson sworn in as President of the United States, for second term.

April - July

  • April 27 - United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The "Shores of Tripoli").
  • April 29 - Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck is appointed as Grand Pensionary of the Batavian Republic by Napoleon.
  • June 1 - Luigi Boccherini was buried in Italy after being found dead on May 28.
  • June - War ends between Tripoli and the United States of America.
  • June 4 - The first Trooping the Colour ceremony at the Horse Guards Parade in London.
  • June 11 - Detroit burns to the ground. Most of the city is destroyed.
  • June 13 - Lewis and Clark Expedition: Scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River, confirming they are heading in the right direction.
June 13: Lewis & Clark.
June 13: Lewis & Clark.
  • July 9 - Muhammad Ali Pasha founds his dynasty in Egypt

October - December

October 21: Battle of Trafalgar.
October 21 Battle of Trafalgar.
December 2: Napoleon wins Battle of Austerlitz.
December 2: Napoleon wins Battle of Austerlitz.


Undated

  • James Squire became the first person in Australia to cultivate Hops.
  • Horse Patrol, mounted law enforcement force, is founded in London, England.
  • King Anouvong becomes ruler of Vientiane.
  • Napoleon annuls the ten-day week of the French Revolutionary Calendar. He also orders his soldiers to be vaccinated.
  • Sweden declares war on France.

Ongoing events

Births

1805 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1805
MDCCCV
Ab urbe condita 2558
Armenian calendar 1254
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Bahá'í calendar -39 – -38
Berber calendar 2755
Buddhist calendar 2349
Burmese calendar 1167
Chinese calendar 4441/4501-12-1
( 甲子年十二月初一日)
— to —
4442/4502-11-11
( 乙丑年十一月十一日)
Coptic calendar 1521 – 1522
Ethiopian calendar 1797 – 1798
Hebrew calendar 5565 – 5566
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1860 – 1861
 - Shaka Samvat 1727 – 1728
 - Kali Yuga 4906 – 4907
Holocene calendar 11805
Iranian calendar 1183 – 1184
Islamic calendar 1219 – 1220
Japanese calendar Bunka 2
(文化2年)
Korean calendar 4138
Thai solar calendar 2348

January - June

  • January 8 - Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)
  • January 27 - Samuel Palmer, English artist (d. 1881)
  • March 3 - Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
  • March 23 - Sears Cook Walker, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1853)
  • April 2 - Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer (d. 1875)
  • June 22 - Giuseppe Mazzini Italian patriot, statesman, and writer (d. 1872)

July - December

  • July 29 - Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (d. 1859)
  • August 4 - William Rowan Hamilton, Irish mathematician (d. 1865)
  • August 29 - Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
  • November 14 - Fanny Mendelssohn, German composer and pianist (d. 1847)
  • November 28 - John Lloyd Stephens, American traveler, diplomat and Mayanist archaeologist (d. 1852)
  • December 22 - John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (d. 1893)
  • December 23 - Joseph Smith, Jr., American religious leader, founder of Mormonism (d. 1844)

Deaths

January - June

  • January 9 - Noble Jones, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)
  • January 18 - John Moore, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1730)
  • January 23 - Claude Chappe, French telecommunication pioneer (b. 1763)
  • February 25 - Thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722)
  • March 4 - Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter (b. 1725)
  • May 7 - William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)
  • May 9 - Friedrich Schiller, German playwright (b. 1759)
  • May 25 - William Paley, English philosopher (b. 1743)
  • May 28 - Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer (b. 1743)
  • June 19 - Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, French painter (b. 1724)

July - December

  • August 3 - Christopher Anstey, English writer (b. 1724)
  • August 28 - Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (b. 1722)
  • October 5 - Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British general (b. 1738)
  • October 21 - Horatio Nelson, British admiral (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1758)
  • December 23 - Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist (b. 1723)