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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Jan 01   In the year 1808 african Benevolent Society (education) forms  

Jan 01   Congress prohibits importation of slaves in the year 1808.  

Jan 01   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history sierra Leone becomes a British colony  

Jan 07   On this day in history jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist in the year 1808.  

Jan 12   In the year 1808 paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 12   In the year 1808 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   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 09   On this day in history francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer  

Feb 11   On this day in history anthracite coal 1st burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre, Pa  

Feb 11   On this day in history anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA  

Feb 20   In the year 1808 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

Feb 25   James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   The inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard  

Mar 06   The first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1808 catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)  

Mar 15   On this day in history gaetano Gaspari, composer  

Mar 23   On this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)  

Mar 23   Napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes)  

Mar 26   In the year 1808 charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII.  

Mar 26   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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1808

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Jan 06   In the year 1808 birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 19   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 27   David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history birth of josef Kajetán Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856)  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 14   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died in the year 1808.  

Mar 13   In the year 1808 death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

May 05   In the year 1808 death of pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757)  

May 18   In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

May 28   On this day in history death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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