Events noted in 1805

The event pages are experimental; the OCR errors in the text mean this is incomplete and unreliable but I offer it in the hopes that it will be of some use. Events shown include births and deaths of people with their own entries, and also the publication dates of some of the works cited.

1804 1806


Died: Almeida, Theodore a Portugueze priest

Publication: “The Happy Impertinent.” by Almeida, Theodore a Portugueze priest

Publication: “Histoire de France, depuis les Gaules jusqu'a le fin de la monarchic,” by Anquetil, Lewis-Peter historian

Died: Anquetil-Duperron, Abraham Hyacinth was born at Paris

Died: Arnaud, Francis Thomas Marie De Baculard D' writer

Died: Beaume', Antony an eminent French chemist

Publication: “Dictionnaire geographique” by Berenger, John Peter writer

Died: Brunswick-Oels, Frederick Augustus, Duke Of a general of infantry in the Prussian army

Died: Buchan, William writer

Died: Butter, William a native of Derbyshire

Died: Byrne, William engraver

Publication: “Poems, suggested chiefly by scenes in Asia-Minor, Syria, and Greece; with prefaces extracted from the author’s journal, embellished with two views of the source of the Scamander, and the aqueduct over the Simois,” by Carlyle, Rev. Joseph Dacre vicar of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Died: Cornwallis, Charles, First Marquis

Died: Currie, James physician

Died: Gmelin, John Frederick of the same family

Publication: “A Treatise on the Coins of the realm, in a letter to the king,” by Jenkinson, Charles earl of Liverpool

Publication: “The Dignity of Human Nature, an Kssay,” by Jerningham, Edward poet

Publication: “Histoire de la Ligne Anseatique,” by Mallet, Paul Henry antiquary

Died: Marechal, Peter Sylvanus writer

Died: Mechain, Peter Francis Andrew astronomer

Died: Newton, Richard founder of Hertford college

Died: Panzer, George Wolfgang Francis bibliographer

Publication: “Harvest Home, consisting of Supplementary Gleanings, Original Dramas and Poems, Contributions of Literary Friends, and Select Republications, including Sympathy, a poem, revised, corrected, and enlarged, from the eighth edition,” by Pratt, Samuel Jackson poet (17491814)

Publication: “A Prior Claim, a comedy,” by Pye, Henry James poet

Died: Rose, John Baptist a worthy French priest

Died: Russel, Alexander physician

Died: Schiller, Frederic writer

Died: Smalbroke, Richard bishop

Publication: “Second Part of the Periplus,” by Vincent, William dean

Publication: “Outlines of English grammar,” by Walker, John author of some valuable and popular works on the English language

Publication: “The Correspondence of John Wilkes, esq. with his friends, printed from the original manuscripts, in which are introduced Memoirs of his Life, by John Almon,” by Wilkes, John a very singular political character in the early part of the present reign