On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1805

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition leaves Fort Maden beginning their journey to the Pacific Ocean

Interpreter and Guide Sacagawea
Interpreter and Guide

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Premiere of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Eroica" (conducted by himself)

Famous Birthdays

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