Historical Events For 1808
Sunday, 25 February 2018
Jan 01 In the year 1808 african Benevolent Society (education) forms
Jan 01 Congress prohibits importation of slaves on this day in history.
Jan 01 In the year 1808 importation of slaves into the United States is banned as of January 1 by an act of Congress passed last year, but illegal imports continue
Jan 01 In the year 1808 sierra Leone becomes a British colony
Jan 07 Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies
Jan 10 On this day in history herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies
Jan 10 In the year 1808 herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as Governor-General of Netherlands Indies
Jan 11 On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist
Jan 12 Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer in the year 1808.
Jan 12 On this day in history the organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh.
Jan 13 In the year 1808 salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)
Jan 19 In the year 1808 louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law
Jan 19 On this day in history louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law
Jan 26 Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia in the year 1808.
Jan 27 In the year 1808 david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)
Feb 09 In the year 1808 francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer
Feb 11 Anthracite coal 1st burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre, Pa on this day in history.
Feb 11 In the year 1808 anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA
Feb 20 On this day in history daumier, Marseilles France, artist
Feb 25 James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 in the year 1808.
Mar 02 In the year 1808 the inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh.
Mar 06 In the year 1808 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard
Mar 06 On this day in history the first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard
Mar 07 On this day in history portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro
Mar 12 Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet in the year 1808.
Mar 13 Denmark's demented Christian VII has died March 13 at age 59 after a 32-year reign in the year 1808.
Mar 14 Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
Mar 15 In the year 1808 gaetano Gaspari, composer
Mar 23 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook) in the year 1808.
Mar 23 In the year 1808 napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain
Mar 25 On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes)
Mar 26 Charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII in the year 1808.
Mar 26 On this day in history napoleon announces that France must guard the coast of Spain against Britain, he orders upwards of 70,000 men to cross the Spanish frontier in January, French forces occupy the fortresses of San Sebastian, Pamplona, Figuera, and Barcelona by treachery in February, and by mid-March there are nearly 100,000 French troops in Spain Their commander in chief Joachim Murat occupies Madrid and Carlos IV abdicates in favor of his son Ferdinand, 23