Year 1804 in History

Events in History

  • Feb 21 1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for the 1st time, along the tramway of the Penydarren Ironworks in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
  • Mar 21 Napoleonic Code adopted in France, stresses clearly written and accessible law

Historical Marriages

  • Mar 13 Economist Thomas Robert Malthus (38) weds Harriet Eckersall in Bath, Somerset