Founding of the city of Trinidad, Uruguay and currently located in Uruguay.
The founding of the city of Franca, currently located in Brazil.
The beginning of the War of the Third Coalition in 1805, which ended in 1806.
May 17 - Muhammad Ali Pasha took power in Egypt.
Ahmed Al-Samin Al-Albani
Alexander Karl Heinrich Braun
Ferdinand de Lesseps
Hans Christian Andersen
William Rowan Hamilton
Frederick Denison Morris
William Petty, a gateway to contemporary history
19th century gate