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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Friday, 29 July 2016

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

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

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

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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   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 in the year 1808.  

Jan 19   Louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law in the year 1808.  

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   In the year 1808 francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer  

Feb 11   In the year 1808 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 25   James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886 on this day in history.  

Mar 02   In the year 1808 the inaugural meeting of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, was held in Edinburgh.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gaetano Gaspari, composer  

Mar 23   Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook) in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   In the year 1808 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   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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Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   In the year 1808 birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

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

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 birth of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)  

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

May 28   In the year 1808 death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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