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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Sunday, 29 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   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   Sierra Leone becomes a British colony in the year 1808.  

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

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   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as Governor-General of Netherlands Indies in the year 1808.  

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   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) in the year 1808.  

Jan 19   In the year 1808 louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law  

Jan 19   Louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia in the year 1808.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   Anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA in the year 1808.  

Feb 20   Daumier, Marseilles France, artist on this day in history.  

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   1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard in the year 1808.  

Mar 06   On this day in history the first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard  

Mar 07   Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro on this day in history.  

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   Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers) in the year 1808.  

Mar 15   In the year 1808 gaetano Gaspari, composer  

Mar 23   In the year 1808 jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)  

Mar 23   Napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain in the year 1808.  

Mar 25   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   On this day in history charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII.  

Mar 26   In the year 1808 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  

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Jan 06   On this day in history birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

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   In the year 1808 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died in the year 1808.  

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

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died in the year 1808.  

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

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

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 in the year 1808.  

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