What Happened in 1805

Important Events

  • Oct 21 Battle of Trafalgar: British Admiral Horatio Nelson defeats combined French and Spanish fleet. Nelson shot and killed during battle.
  • Nov 19 Lewis & Clark expedition reaches the Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross the west
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Famous People in 1805

Famous Weddings

  • Jun 3 Lady Caroline Ponsonby (19) marries future Prime Minister William Lamb, Lord Melbourne (26) in London