On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1804

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's expedition commissioned by Thomas Jefferson sets out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition Meriwether Lewis
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
Meriwether Lewis
3rd US President Thomas Jefferson
3rd US President
Thomas Jefferson
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark

1804 Highlights

About May 14, 1804

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 216 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus