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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Jan 01   On this day in history african Benevolent Society (education) forms  

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   Sierra Leone becomes a British colony on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 12   The organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh on this day in history.  

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

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   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   On this day in history portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro  

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   On this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII.  

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

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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.