< MDCCCVI = 1806 >
Events in 1806
|1 January:|| ||The Gregorian calendar is restored by Napoleon after the French Republican calendar had been in use for twelve years, making France, which was among the first countries to adopt the Gregorian calendar in December 1582, the only country to abandon the Gregorian calendar and then readopt it.|
|13 January:|| ||The Julian calendar including its New Year's Day is delayed by 12 days.|
|17 February:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Festival of Sacrifice on the tenth day of the month Dhu al-Hijjah.|
|18 February:|| ||At this Chinese New Year the Ox makes room for the Year of the Tiger.|
|3 April:|| ||Jews celebrate Pesach for the next seven or eight days.|
|6 April:|| ||The resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated on Easter Sunday following the first full moon following the spring equinox since the Council of Nicaea in 325.|
|25 May:|| ||Seven weeks after Easter Christians celebrate Pentecost, possibly since 68 AD.|
|5 June:|| ||Napoleon makes his brother Louis Bonaparte king of the Kingdom of Holland, ending the Batavian Republic.|
|6 Augustus:|| ||Following defeat in the War of the Third Coalition against Napoleon, Francis II abdicates as emperor, bringing an end to the Holy Roman Empire after almost 850 years.|
|22 September:|| ||Jews celebrate Yom Kippur since sunset last night.|
|31 October:|| ||The thirty days of Ramadan in the Islamic year 1221 begin at the first sighting of the lunar crescent.|
|21 November:|| ||The Blocus continental blocking trade with the United Kingdom goes into effect in France and its dependencies.|
|30 November:|| ||Muslims celebrate the Conclusion of the Fast on the first day of the month Shawwal.|
|24 December:|| ||Christmas Eve starts off the holidays celebrating the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.|
People in 1806
François Laurent, Charles Messier, Joseph Haydn, James Watt, Rama I, Joseph-Louis Lagrange, William Herschel, Joseph-Michel Montgolfier, Thomas Jefferson, Eise Eisinga, Johann Christian Fabricius, Alessandro Volta, Jacques Charles, Giuseppe Piazzi, Francisco Goya, Jacques-Louis David, Edward Jenner, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, James Madison, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, Ernst Chladni, Gilbert du Motier, William Blake, Luigi Cherubini, Marie Tussaud, Joseph Niépce, Robert Fulton, Francis II, Muhammad Ali, Napoleon Bonaparte, André-Jacques Garnerin, Ludwig van Beethoven, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Richard Trevithick, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Clemens von Metternich, Francis Beaufort, André-Marie Ampère, Carl Friedrich Gauss, Thomas Moore, Friedrich Fröbel, Simón Bolívar, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Louis Daguerre, Arthur Schopenhauer, Christian Thomsen, Georg Ohm, Jean-François Champollion, Michael Faraday, Charles Babbage, Samuel Morse, Gioachino Rossini, Thomas Carlyle, James Braid, Michael Thonet, Heinrich Heine, Franz Schubert, Eugène Delacroix, Alexander Pushkin, George Biddell Airy, Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Hector Berlioz, Christian Doppler, Johann Strauss and Hans Christian Andersen celebrated their birthday this year.
The year 1806 was a common year starting on a Wednesday, just like 1710, 1721, 1727, 1738, 1749, 1755, 1766, 1777, 1783, 1794 and 1800 in the century before it and 1817, 1823, 1834, 1845, 1851, 1862, 1873, 1879, 1890 and 1902 in the next.
The coloured days highlight
other historical milestones, and recurring events such as anniversaries and
icons indicate the phases of the moon and appear only for dates in the Gregorian calendar, i.e. after 14 October 1582. The Chinese calendar is available only from 1645 to 2644, the first millenium since the last reform. The coloured columns mark the Sundays, the last day of the week per standard ISO-8601.
The normal calendar page for the current /year?2017 contains an introduction to the intriguing history of the year as we know it. The Calendar Converter has more detail. The so called Perpetual Calendar uses a trick from before the age of computers to find the weekday for any Gregorian date. Also see an overview of all historical events in the last six thousand years.
URL: < http://4umi.com/year?1806 >, created 23 January 2011, changed 13 September 2012, served 23 October 2017.