On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1805

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

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

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? 216 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio