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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Thursday, 24 July 2014

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

Jan 01   On this day in history congress prohibits importation of slaves  

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 09   Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   Charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII on this day in history.  

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

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

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

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died on this day in history.  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

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.