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Historical Events For 1808

Monday, 27 February 2017

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   On this day in history sierra Leone becomes a British colony  

Jan 07   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.  

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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   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 in the year 1808.  

Jan 26   In the year 1808 rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.  

Jan 27   David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) in the year 1808.  

Feb 09   Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer in the year 1808.  

Feb 11   Anthracite coal 1st burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre, Pa on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1808 anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA  

Feb 20   In the year 1808 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

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 in the year 1808.  

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 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   Gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet in the year 1808.  

Mar 13   Denmark's demented Christian VII has died March 13 at age 59 after a 32-year reign in the year 1808.  

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   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   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   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 in the year 1808.  

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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   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 in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born in the year 1808.  

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   In the year 1808 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   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 in the year 1808.  

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

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

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

May 18   In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died in the year 1808.  

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