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Historical Events In 1808

Friday, 22 November 2019

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

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

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 in the year 1808.  

Jan 01   On this day in history sierra Leone becomes a British colony  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1808 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Jan 10   In the year 1808 herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies  

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as Governor-General of Netherlands Indies on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 27   David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1808.  

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

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   In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes)  

Mar 26   In the year 1808 charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII.  

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 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1808

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   In the year 1808 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   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 Kajet├ín 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   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 14   In the year 1808 death of john Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732)  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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