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Notable Historical Events - 1805

1805Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned king of Italy

1805Napoleon Bonaparte's army draws into the Rhine

1805 Historical Events
Date Event
Jan 11
Michigan Territory organizes 
Feb 15
Harmony Society is officially formed. 
Mar 3
Louisiana-Missouri Territory forms 
Apr 7
Premiere of Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself) 
Apr 27
US Marines attack shores of Tripoli 
May 4
Henry C Overing buys 80 acres of Throggs Neck in Bronx 
May 26
Lewis & Clark 1st see Rocky Mountains 
May 26
Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned king of Italy 
Jun 4
Tripoli forced to conclude peace with US after war over tribute 
Jun 5
1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois) 
Jun 10
First Barbary War: Yussif Karamanli signs a treaty ending hostilities with the United States. 
Jun 21
Great Stoneface Mt found in NH 
Jul 8
American Bill Richmond knocks out Jack Holmes, Kilburn Wells, England 
Jul 26
Naples/Calabria struck by Earthquake; about 26,000 die 
Sep 4
1st edition of Batavian State Courrier published 
Sep 30
Napoleon Bonaparte's army draws into the Rhine 
Oct 14
Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria 
Oct 21
Battle of Trafalgar, British Admiral Nelson defeats French & Spanish fleet but shot and killed 
Oct 23
Sailing ship "Aeneus" sinks off Newfoundland killing 340 
Nov 7
Lewis and Clark sight Pacific Ocean 
Nov 11
Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempted to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force. 
Nov 16
Battle at Schongrabern: Russian army stop French 
Nov 18
30 women meet at Mrs Silas Lee's home in Wiscasset, Maine, organizes Female Charitable Society, first woman's club in America 
Nov 19
Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent 
Nov 20
Beethoven's "Fidelio," premieres in Vienna 
Nov 25
Opera "Thaïs" first American performance 
Nov 26
Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, carrying the Llangollen canal 126 feet above the River Dee 
Dec 2
Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz 
Dec 9
Comet 3D/1805 V1 (Biela) approaches within 0.0366 AUs of Earth 
Dec 26
France & Austria signs Peace of Pressburg 
Dec 26
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts established, Philadelphia 
Dec 31
End of French Republican calendar; France returns to Gregorianism 
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