Historical Events In 1804
Monday, 19 August 2019
Jan 01 Haiti gains independence from France (National Day) in the year 1804.
Jan 01 Jean Jacques Dessalines proclaims independence of Haiti from France on this day in history.
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 in the year 1804.
Jan 05 In the year 1804 ohio legislature passes first laws restricting free blacks movement
Jan 12 Hippolyte Monpou, composer in the year 1804.
Jan 14 On this day in history john Park, composer
Jan 16 On this day in history karl August Krebs, composer
Jan 30 On this day in history mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River
Jan 31 British Vice-Admiral William Bligh's fleet reaches Curaçao on this day in history.
Jan 31 British vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao on this day in history.
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 Leopold Eugen Mechura, composer in the year 1804.
Feb 05 In the year 1804 johan Ludvig Runeberg, Finland, poet
Feb 06 Joseph Priestley, Engl/US theologist/philosopher/chemist, dies at 70 on this day in history.
Feb 06 Ragnerus L van Andringa de Kempenaer, Dutch officer/swindler on this day in history.
Feb 07 In the year 1804 john Deere, pioneer manufacturer of agricultural implements
Feb 12 On this day in history immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79
Feb 14 On this day in history karadjordje leads the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman Empire.
Feb 15 In the year 1804 new Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery
Feb 16 In the year 1804 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."
Feb 16 Lt Stephen Decatur raids Tripoli Harbor & burns Navy frigate "Philadelphia" after pirates seized it in the year 1804.
Feb 17 Samuel Read Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 in the year 1804.
Feb 18 1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered in the year 1804.
Feb 21 On this day in history 1st locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for 1st time, in Wales
Feb 21 First locomotive, Richard Trevithick's, runs for first time, in Wales in the year 1804.
Feb 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 26 Vice-Admiral William Bligh ends siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad in the year 1804.
Mar 01 In the year 1804 wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer, dies at 63
Mar 04 Karl Leopold Rollig, composer, dies in the year 1804.