On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1805

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Lewis and Clark expedition, led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, reaches the Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross the west

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition Meriwether Lewis
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
Meriwether Lewis
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

Famous Birthdays

  • Ferdinand de Lesseps, French diplomat (built Suez Canal), born in Versailles, French Empire (d. 1894)
1805 Highlights

About November 19, 1805

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 215 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio