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|Centuries:||18th century – 19th century – 20th century|
|Decades:||1770s 1780s 1790s – 1800s – 1810s 1820s 1830s|
|Years:||1802 1803 1804 – 1805 – 1806 1807 1808|
Year 1805 (MDCCCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).
Events of 1805
January - March
- January 11 - Michigan Territory is created.
- February 15 - Harmony Society officially formed.
- March 1 - Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted of impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate.
- March 4 - Thomas Jefferson sworn in as President of the United States, for second term.
April - July
- April 27 - United States Marines and Berbers attack the Tripolitan city of Derna (The "Shores of Tripoli").
- April 29 - Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck is appointed as Grand Pensionary of the Batavian Republic by Napoleon.
- June 1 - Luigi Boccherini was buried in Italy after being found dead on May 28.
- June - War ends between Tripoli and the United States of America.
- June 4 - The first Trooping the Colour ceremony at the Horse Guards Parade in London.
- June 11 - Detroit burns to the ground. Most of the city is destroyed.
- June 13 - Lewis and Clark Expedition: Scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River, confirming they are heading in the right direction.
- July 9 - Muhammad Ali Pasha founds his dynasty in Egypt
October - December
- October 17 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Ulm - Austrian General Mack von Leiberich is forced to surrender his entire army to Napoleon after being surrounded.
- October 21 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Trafalgar - British naval fleet led by Admiral Horatio Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet off the coast of Spain; however, Admiral Nelson is fatally shot.
- November 7 - Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived at the Pacific Ocean.
- November 11 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Dürenstein - 8000 French troops attempt to slow the retreat of a vastly superior Russian and Austrian force.
- November 16 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Schöngrabern - Russian force under Pyotr BagrationBagration delay the pursuit by French troops under Murat.
- November 26 - The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is opened.
- December 2 - Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Austerlitz - French troops under Napoleon decisively defeat a joint Russo-Austrian force.
- December 26 - Peace of Pressburg between France and Austria.
- James Squire became the first person in Australia to cultivate Hops.
- Horse Patrol, mounted law enforcement force, is founded in London, England.
- King Anouvong becomes ruler of Vientiane.
- Napoleon annuls the ten-day week of the French Revolutionary Calendar. He also orders his soldiers to be vaccinated.
- Sweden declares war on France.
|Ab urbe condita||2558|
|British Regnal year||45 Geo. 3 – 46 Geo. 3|
|Chinese calendar|| 甲子年十二月初一日
— to —乙丑年十一月十一日
|- Vikram Samvat||1861–1862|
|- Shaka Samvat||1727–1728|
|- Kali Yuga||4906–4907|
|- Ǹrí Ìgbò||805–806|
|Japanese calendar|| Bunka 2
|Juche calendar||N/A (before 1912)|
|Julian calendar||Gregorian minus 12 days|
|Minguo calendar||107 before ROC
|Thai solar calendar||2348|
January - June
- January 8 - Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)
- January 27 - Samuel Palmer, English artist (d. 1881)
- March 3 - Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)
- March 23 - Sears Cook Walker, American mathematician and astronomer (d. 1853)
- April 2 - Hans Christian Andersen, Danish writer (d. 1875)
- June 22 - Giuseppe Mazzini Italian patriot, statesman, and writer (d. 1872)
July - December
- July 29 - Alexis de Tocqueville, French historian (d. 1859)
- August 4 - William Rowan Hamilton, Irish mathematician (d. 1865)
- August 29 - Frederick Maurice, English theologian (d. 1872)
- November 14 - Fanny Mendelssohn, German composer and pianist (d. 1847)
- November 28 - John Lloyd Stephens, American traveler, diplomat and Mayanist archaeologist (d. 1852)
- December 22 - John Obadiah Westwood, British entomologist (d. 1893)
- December 23 - Joseph Smith, Jr., American religious leader, founder of Mormonism (d. 1844)
January - June
- January 9 - Noble Jones, American Continental Congressman (b. 1723)
- January 18 - John Moore, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1730)
- January 23 - Claude Chappe, French telecommunication pioneer (b. 1763)
- February 25 - Thomas Pownall, British colonial statesman (b. 1722)
- March 4 - Jean-Baptiste Greuze, French painter (b. 1725)
- May 7 - William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1737)
- May 9 - Friedrich Schiller, German playwright (b. 1759)
- May 25 - William Paley, English philosopher (b. 1743)
- May 28 - Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer (b. 1743)
- June 19 - Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, French painter (b. 1724)
July - December
- August 3 - Christopher Anstey, English writer (b. 1724)
- August 28 - Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (b. 1722)
- October 5 - Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, British general (b. 1738)
- October 21 - Horatio Nelson, British admiral (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1758)
- December 23 - Pehr Osbeck, Swedish explorer and naturalist (b. 1723)