On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1804

Historical Events


Royal CoronationCoronation of Napoleon Bonaparte

General Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of the French at the Notre Dame de Paris in a ceremony officiated by Pope Pius VII

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Napoleon is crowned Emperor of the French at Notre-Dam on December 2, 1804, painting by Jacques-Louis David
Napoleon is crowned Emperor of the French at Notre-Dam on December 2, 1804, painting by Jacques-Louis David
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1804 Highlights

About December 2, 1804

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 216 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius