It Happened in 1805

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This author known for fairy tales is born in Odense, Denmark.April 2
The first of these two wars between Tripoli and the United States ends.June 4
This military ceremony, which also marks the official birthday of the British Sovereign, is conducted for the first time.June 4
This political philosopher and author of 'Democracy in America' is born in Paris, France.July 29
This British general and marquess, perhaps best known for his surrender to American forces at Yorktown, dies in Ghazipur, India.October 5
Admiral Horatio Nelson dies leading British forces to victory over the French and Spanish in this battle.October 21
French forces under Napoleon decisively defeat a combined Russian and Austrian army in this battle, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors.December 2
This founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement is born in Sharon, VT.December 23

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