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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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

Jan 01   In the year 1808 congress prohibits importation of slaves  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

Jan 10   In the year 1808 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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer in the year 1808.  

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

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   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   Anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet  

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

Mar 15   On this day in history gaetano Gaspari, composer  

Mar 23   In the year 1808 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   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history 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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Famous Birthdays In 1808

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   In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.  

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   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   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

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

Apr 25   In the year 1808 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died in the year 1808.  

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

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