1805 events in history

Jan 11 The Michigan Territory is created
Mar 1 Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate
Mar 17 The Italian Republic, with Napoleon as president, becomes the Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King
Apr 7 Lewis and Clark Expedition: The Corps of Discovery breaks camp among the Mandan tribe and resumes its journey West along the Missouri River
Apr 26 First Barbary War: United States Marines captured Derne under the command of First Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon
Apr 27 First Barbary War: United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The "shores of Tripoli" part of the Marines' hymn)
May 17 Muhammad Ali becomes Wāli of Egypt
May 26 Napoléon Bonaparte assumes the title of King of Italy and is crowned with the Iron Crown of Lombardy in Milan Cathedral, the gothic cathedral in Milan
May 31 French and Spanish forces begin the assault against British forces occupying Diamond Rock
Jun 2 Napoleonic Wars: A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptures Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British
Jun 10 First Barbary War: Yusuf Karamanli signs a treaty ending the hostilities between Tripolitania and the United States
Jun 11 A fire consumes large portions of Detroit in the Michigan Territory
Jun 13 Lewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River
Jun 30 The U.S. Congress organizes the Michigan Territory
Jul 22 Napoleonic Wars: War of the Third Coalition – Battle of Cape Finisterre – An inconclusive naval action is fought between a combined French and Spanish fleet under Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve of Spain and a British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder
Oct 14 Battle of Elchingen, France defeats Austria
Oct 19 Napoleonic Wars: Austrian General Mack surrenders his army to the Grande Armée of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Ulm. 30,000 prisoners are captured and 10,000 casualties inflicted on the losers
Oct 21 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar: A British fleet led by Vice Admiral Lord Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet off the coast of Spain under Admiral Villeneuve, signaling almost the end of French maritime power and leaves Britain's navy unchallenged until the 20th century
Nov 1 Napoleon Bonaparte invades Austria during the War of the Third Coalition
Nov 11 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein – 8000 French troops attempt to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force
Nov 16 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern – Russian forces under Pyotr Bagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Joachim Murat
Nov 20 Beethoven's only opera, Fidelio premieres in Vienna
Nov 26 Official opening of Thomas Telford's Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Dec 2 Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz – French troops under Napoleon Bonaparte defeat a joint Russo-Austrian force
Dec 26 Austria and France sign the Treaty of Pressburg