It Happened in 1804

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This nation gains independence from France.January 1
This industrialist and inventor of the first successful steel plow is born in Rutland, VT.February 7
This philosopher and author of 'Critique of Pure Reason' dies in Königberg, Prussia.February 12
This state becomes the last Northern state to abolish slavery.February 15
This waltz composer is born in Vienna, Austria.March 14
An expedition to explore the United States, led by these two men, leaves from Camp Dubois in what is now Missouri.May 14
The author of 'The House of Seven Gables' is born in Salem, MA.July 4
A duel at Weehawken, NJ, left this former Secretary of the Treasury paralyzed and dying.July 11
The 14th President of the United States is born in Hillsborough, NHNovember 23
This Virginian is re-elected President of the United States.December 3
This two-time Prime Minister of the United Kingdom who oversaw the Anglo-Zulu War, is born in London. December 21

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