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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Sunday, 02 August 2015

Jan 01   African Benevolent Society (education) forms in the year 1808.  

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   Sierra Leone becomes a British colony on this day in history.  

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

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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   The organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 09   Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer in the year 1808.  

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

Feb 11   In the year 1808 anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA  

Feb 20   Daumier, Marseilles France, artist in the year 1808.  

Feb 25   James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 in the year 1808.  

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   1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard on this day in history.  

Mar 06   The first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard in the year 1808.  

Mar 07   Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro in the year 1808.  

Mar 12   Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet in the year 1808.  

Mar 13   In the year 1808 denmark's demented Christian VII has died March 13 at age 59 after a 32-year reign  

Mar 14   On this day in history catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)  

Mar 15   In the year 1808 gaetano Gaspari, composer  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1808 napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain  

Mar 25   In the year 1808 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   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 in the year 1808.  

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Jan 06   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1808 birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

Jan 19   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 04   Josef Kajetán Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856) was born in the year 1808.  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of john Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732)  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

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

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died on this day in history.  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 in the year 1808.  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

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