January 11 - Michigan Territory is created.
February 15 - Harmony Society officially formed.
April 27 - United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The
"shores of Tripoli").
May 26 - In Milan's cathedral, Napoleon I of France is crowned King of Italy.
June 1 - Luigi Boccherini
was buried in Italy after being found found dead on May 28.
October 21 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar - British naval fleet led by Admiral
Lord Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet off the coast of Spain.
June - War ends between Tripoli and the United States of America.
December 2 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz - French troops under Napoleon
decisively defeat a joint Russo-Austrian force.
Sweden declares war on France.
Lewis and Clark Expedition sets out across North America.Births
March 3 - Jonas Furrer
, Swiss politician and first President of the Swiss
Confederation (d. 1861).
April 2 - Hans Christian Andersen
, writer (d. 1875).
August 29 - Frederick Maurice
, English theologian (d. 1872).
November 14 - Fanny Mendelssohn
, composer and pianist.
December 18 - Maria Fritzius (Fritzint)
December 23 - Joseph Smith
, Jr., religious leader, founded Mormonism.Deaths
January 23 - Claude Chappe
, telecommunication pioneer (semaphores).
May 9 - Friedrich Schiller
, German playwright.
May 25 - Daniel van den Houten
May 25 - William Paley
May 28 - Luigi Boccherini
, Italian classical music performer.
October 21 - Horatio Nelson
, British admiral.To my Homepage