What Happened on April 7, 1805

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition leaves Fort Mandan (on the Missouri River near what is now Washburn, North Dakota), beginning their journey to the Pacific Ocean

Music Premiere

Premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Eroica" (Symphony No. 3), at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna, conducted by the composer; contemporary reviews were mixed

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Wilkinson Pickens, (Gov-SC, Confederacy), (d. 1869)
Born in 1805

About April 7, 1805

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 218 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries