Historical Events for Year 1805

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

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