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- 1 Events of 1804
- 2 Births
- 3 Deaths
- 4 People of the year 1804 at Familypedia
- 5 Events of the year 1804 at Familypedia
- 6 References
Events of 1804[edit | edit source]
January - March[edit | edit source]
- January 1 - End of French rule in Haiti. Haiti gains independence from France and becomes the first black republic, having the only successful slave revolt ever.
- February 14 - First Serbian Uprising began.
- February 15 - New Jersey becomes the last northern state to abolish slavery.
- February 16 - First Barbary War: Stephen Decatur leads a raid to burn the pirate-held frigate Philadelphia.
- February 18 - Ohio University is chartered by the Ohio General Assembly.
- February 21 - The Cornishman Richard Trevithick's newly-built "Penydarren" steam locomotive operates on the Merthyr Tramroad between Penydarren in Merthyr Tydfil and Abercynon in South Wales, following several trials since February 13, the world's first locomotive to work on rails.
- March 7 - John Wedgwood founds The Royal Horticultural Society.
- March 10 - Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of Louisiana Territory from France to the United States.
- March 20 - Execution of the Duc d’Enghien for plotting against Napoleon.
- March 21 - Code Napoleon adopted as French civil law.
- March 26 - Napoleon Bonaparte I claims the crown at Notre Dam Cathedral
April - June[edit | edit source]
- April 2 - Forty merchantmen are wrecked when a convoy led by HMS Apollo runs aground off Portugal.
- April 5 - The first recorded meteorite falls in Possil, Scotland (High Possil Meteorite).
- April 26 - Henry Addington resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- May 10 - William Pitt the younger begins his second term as a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- May 14 - The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begin their historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River.
- May 18 - Napoleon Bonaparte is proclaimed Emperor of the French by the French Senate.
- June 15 - The Twelfth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution ratified by New Hampshire, and arguably becomes effective (subsequently vetoed by the Governor of New Hampshire).
July - September[edit | edit source]
- July 11 - Alexander Hamilton was shot during a duel with Aaron Burr and dies the next day.
- July 27 - The Twelfth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution ratified by Tennessee, removing doubt surrounding adoption.
- August 20 - Lewis and Clark Expedition: The "Corps of Discovery", whose purpose is to explore the Louisiana Purchase, suffers its only death when Sergeant Charles Floyd dies, apparently from acute appendicitis.
- September 1 - German astronomer K. L. Harding discovers the asteroid Juno.
- Thomas Jefferson defeats Charles C. Pinckney in U.S. presidential election.
October - December[edit | edit source]
- November 30 - The Democratic-Republican-controlled United States Senate begin an impeachment trial against Federalist-partisan Supreme Court of the United States Justice Samuel Chase (he was charged with political bias but was acquitted by the Senate of all charges on March 1, 1805).
- December 2 - At Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself as the first Emperor of the French in a thousand years (the Napoleonic Code is adopted).
- December 12 - Spain declares war on Britain.
[[Image:Pere Lachaise looking down the hill.jpg |thumb|230px|right| Père Lachaise cemetery}}.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Père Lachaise Cemetery a 118 acre (0.5 km²) cemetery in Paris, France is founded.
- Morphine is first isolated from opium by the German pharmacist, Friedrich Sertürner.
- World population reached 1 billion people.
Ongoing events[edit | edit source]
- Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815).
- Matthew Flinders recommends that New Holland, be renamed "Australia" (from the Latin "australis" meaning "of the south").
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1804 |
|Ab urbe condita||2557|
|Armenian calendar||1253 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-40 – -39|
|Coptic calendar||1520 – 1521|
|Ethiopian calendar||1796 – 1797|
|Hebrew calendar||5564 – 5565|
|- Vikram Samvat||1859 – 1860|
|- Shaka Samvat||1726 – 1727|
|- Kali Yuga||4905 – 4906|
|Iranian calendar||1182 – 1183|
|Islamic calendar||1218 – 1219|
— changed to —Bunka 1
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2464|
|Thai solar calendar||2347|
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 1 - James Fannin, Texas revolutionary (d. 1836)
- January 10 - Elie Frédéric Forey, Marshal of France (d. 1872)
- January 20 - Eugène Sue, French novelist (d. 1857)
- January 21 - Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (d. 1887)
- February 7 - John Deere, American industrialist (d. 1886)
- March 8 - Alvan Clark, telescope manufacturer (d. 1887)
- March 14 - Johann Strauss Senior, Austrian composer (d. 1849)
- March 17 - Jim Bridger, American trapper and explorer (d. 1881)
- March 20 - Neal Dow, mayor of Portland and Father of Prohibition (d. 1897)
- April 26 - Charles Goodyear, American politician (d. 1876)
- May 16 - Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, Transcendental Activist, Educator (d. 1894)
- June 1
- June 24 - Willard Richards, American religious leader (d. 1854)
July - December[edit | edit source]
- July 4 - Nathaniel Hawthorne, American writer (d. 1864)
- July 28 - Ludwig Feuerbach, German philosopher (d. 1872)
- September 8 - Eduard Mörike, German poet (d. 1875)
- September 14 - Louis Desiré Maigret, Roman Catholic bishop of Honolulu (d. 1882)
- October 18 - Mongkut, Rama IV, King of Thailand (d. 1868)
- November 18 - Alfonso Ferrero la Marmora, Italian general and statesman (d. 1878)
- November 23 - Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States (d. 1869)
- December 10 - Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, German mathematician (d. 1851)
- December 13 - Joseph Howe, Canadian politician (d. 1873)
- December 21 - Benjamin Disraeli, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1881)
- December 23 - Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, French literary critic (d. 1869)
- date unknown
- See also Category:Born in 1804.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 4 - Charlotte Ramsey Lennox, British author and poet (b. 1727)
- January 15 - Dru Drury, English entomologist (b. 1725)
- February 6 - Joseph Priestley, English chemist (b. 1733)
- February 12 - Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (b. 1724)
- March 3 - Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, painter (b. 1727)
- March 21 - Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-Condé (executed) (b. 1772)
- March 30 - Victor-François, Marshal of France (b. 1718)
- April 9 - Jacques Necker, French statesman (b. 1732)
- April 11 - Miklós Küzmics, Hungarian Slovenes writer, catholics priest (b. 1737)
- April 15 - Charles Pichegru, French general (strangled in prison) (b. 1761)
July - December[edit | edit source]
- July 12 - Alexander Hamilton, American statesman (killed in a duel)
- September 4 - Richard Somers, American naval officer (killed in battle)
- October 2 - Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, French automobile pioneer (b. 1725)
- November 5 - Maria Anna Adamberger, actress (b. 1752)
- November 23 - Richard Graves, English writer (b. 1715)
- December 18 - Jacob ben Wolf Kranz, maggid (b. c. 1740)
- See also 1804 deaths.
People of the year 1804 at Familypedia
215 people were born in 1804
131 children were born to the 89 women born in 1804
92 people died in 1804
8514 people lived in 1804
Events of the year 1804 at Familypedia
103 people were married in 1804.
There were 0 military battles in 1804.
References[edit | edit source]
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