On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1805

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Lewis and Clark Expedition leaves Fort Maden 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 releaseMusic Premiere

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


Famous Birthdays

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

About April 7, 1805

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 215 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries