Historical Events For 1804
Friday, 24 November 2017
Jan 01 Haiti gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1804.
Jan 01 Jean Jacques Dessalines proclaims independence of Haiti from France in the year 1804.
Jan 04 On this day in history charlotte Lennox, English novelist (The Female Quixote), dies
Jan 05 Ohio legislature passes 1st laws restricting free blacks movement on this day in history.
Jan 05 Ohio legislature passes first laws restricting free blacks movement on this day in history.
Jan 12 On this day in history hippolyte Monpou, composer
Jan 14 On this day in history john Park, composer
Jan 16 In the year 1804 karl August Krebs, composer
Jan 30 Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River on this day in history.
Jan 31 On this day in history british Vice-Admiral William Bligh's fleet reaches Curaçao
Jan 31 British vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao in the year 1804.
Jan 31 Jozsef Bajza, Hungarian author/poet/critic on this day in history.
Feb 02 Caesar Rodney, US judge (signed Declar of Independence), dies at 62 in the year 1804.
Feb 02 In the year 1804 leopold Eugen Mechura, composer
Feb 05 In the year 1804 johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet
Feb 06 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 in the year 1804.
Feb 06 Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler on this day in history.
Feb 07 On this day in history john Deere, pioneer manufacturer of agricultural implements
Feb 12 Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 14 Karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire on this day in history.
Feb 15 New Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery in the year 1804.
Feb 16 Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, with volunteers from frigate Constitution and schooner Enterprise, enters Tripoli harbor by night in the ketch Intrepid to burn the captured frigate Philadelphia. Decatur's raid succeeds without American losses. England's Lord Nelson calls this "the most daring act of the age." in the year 1804.
Feb 16 Lt Stephen Decatur raids Tripoli Harbor & burns Navy frigate "Philadelphia" after pirates seized it on this day in history.
Feb 17 In the year 1804 samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
Feb 18 In the year 1804 1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered
Feb 21 1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history first locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for first time, in Wales
Feb 21 In the year 1804 the first ever steam train to run on rails is demonstrated by Richard Trevithick
Feb 23 In the year 1804 conspirators against Napoleon, for restoration of Louis XVIII
Feb 24 London's Drury Lane Theatre burns to the ground, leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute on this day in history.
Feb 25 Jefferson nominated for President at Democratic-Republican caucus in the year 1804.
Feb 26 Vice-Admiral William Bligh ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1804 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer, dies at 63
Mar 04 In the year 1804 karl Leopold Rollig, composer, dies