May 19, 2022

The year 1804 (MDCCCIV) was a leap year beginning on Sunday according to the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year beginning on Friday, 12 days behind the Julian calendar). According to the Vietnamese lunisolar calendar, the year 1804 had most of the days coincided with the lunar year Giap Tuat.


January - March

January 1 - end of French rule over Haiti. Haiti gained independence from France and became the first black republic, the only successful slave revolution to that point. February 14 - First Serbian uprising begins. February 15 - New Jersey becomes the last northern state to abolish slavery. February 16 - First Berber War: Stephen Decatur leads the attack on burning pirate ships in the middle of Philadelphia.

Born in 1804

Nathaniel Hawthorne Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi Mongkut Franklin Pierce Vo Duy Ninh Mikhail Glinka

Died in 1804

Alexander Hamilton Immanuel Kant