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Historical Events Happened In 1808

Saturday, 25 June 2016

Jan 01   In the year 1808 african Benevolent Society (education) forms  

Jan 01   Congress prohibits importation of slaves on this day in history.  

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   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1808 louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law  

Jan 19   Louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law on this day in history.  

Jan 26   On this day in history rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.  

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   Anthracite coal 1st burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre, Pa in the year 1808.  

Feb 11   Anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA in the year 1808.  

Feb 20   Daumier, Marseilles France, artist on this day in history.  

Feb 25   In the year 1808 james Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 the first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard  

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   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) in the year 1808.  

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   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   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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Jan 06   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

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   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 04   Josef Kajetán Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856) was born in the year 1808.  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies in the year 1808.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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   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 in the year 1808.  

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