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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Jan 01   African Benevolent Society (education) forms on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Congress prohibits importation of slaves on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as Governor-General of Netherlands Indies on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law  

Jan 26   On this day in history rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.  

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

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   On this day in history daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

Feb 25   On this day in history james Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  

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   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   On this day in history gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet  

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

Mar 15   Gaetano Gaspari, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 People Born In This Year In History

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

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

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   Josef Kajetán Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

Apr 25   On this day in history alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

May 05   On this day in history death of pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757)  

May 18   On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

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