On This Day

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

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark
Interpreter and Guide Sacagawea
Interpreter and Guide
Sacagawea
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition Meriwether Lewis
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
Meriwether Lewis

Music Premiere

Premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Eroica", in Vienna, conducted by the composer


Famous Birthdays

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

About April 7, 1805

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 216 years, 6 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries