1805 in History – What happened in year 1805

In history, year 1805 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1805.

Know what happened in 1805:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
14 OctoberWar of the Third Coalition-French forces under Marshal MichelNey defeated Austrian forces in Elchingen, present-day Germany.
26 November The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the longest and highest aqueduct inGreat Britain, opened.
26 NovemberThe Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the longest and highest aqueduct inGreat Britain, opened.
02 JuneNapoleonic Wars-A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptured DiamondRock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.
13 JuneThe Lewis and Clark Expedition became the first EuropeanAmericans to sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River.
02 JuneNapoleonic Wars-A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptured Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.
11 NovemberWar of the Third Coalition-French, Austrian and Russian unitsall suffered heavy losses in the Battle of Dürenstein.
21 OctoberNapoleonic Wars-Lord Nelson signalled 'England expects thatevery man will do his duty' to the rest of his Royal Navy forces before they defeated Pierre-Charles Villeneuve and his combined French–Spanish navy at the Battle of Trafalgar off the coast of Spain's Cape Trafalgar.
02 DecemberWar of the Third Coalition-French forces led by Napoleon decisively defeated a Russo-Austrian army commanded by Tsar Alexander Iin the Battle of Austerlitz.
11 NovemberWar of the Third Coalition-French, Austrian and Russian unitsall suffered heavy losses in the Battle of Dürenstein.
26 NovemberThe Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the longest and highest aqueduct inGreat Britain, opened.
14 OctoberWar of the Third Coalition-French forces under Marshal Michel Ney defeated Austrian forces in Elchingen, present-day Germany.
07 AprilGerman composer Ludwig van Beethoven premiered his ThirdSymphony, at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna.
02 JuneNapoleonic Wars - A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptured Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1805:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 SeptemberEsteban Echeverría / Poet / Argentina
04 AugustWilliam Rowan Hamilton / Physicist / Ireland
05 JulyRobert FitzRoy / Captain / New Zealand
05 AprilSamuel Forde / Painter / Ireland
07 NovemberThomas Brassey / Business Man / United Kingdom
08 January John Bigler / Politician / United States of America
09 AugustJoseph Locke / Politician / United Kingdom
10 DecemberJoseph Škoda / Physician / Czech Republic
13 February Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet / Academic / Germany
16 March Peter Ernst von Lasaulx / Politician / Germany
19 NovemberFerdinand de Lesseps / Engineer / France
21 JuneCharles Thomas Jackson / Physician / United States of America
22 JuneGiuseppe Mazzini / Journalist / Italy
22 DecemberJohn Obadiah Westwood / Archaeologist / United Kingdom
23 DecemberJoseph Smith / Religious Leader / United States of America
23 AugustAnton von Schmerling / Politician / Austria
23 AprilJohann Karl Friedrich Rosenkranz / Philosopher / Germany
27 January Samuel Palmer / Painter / United Kingdom
28 NovemberJohn Lloyd Stephens / Archeologist / United States of America
29 JulyAlexis de Tocqueville / Philosopher / France

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