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Historical Events In 1808

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

Jan 01   Congress prohibits importation of slaves in the year 1808.  

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   In the year 1808 sierra Leone becomes a British colony  

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

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

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   On this day in history antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

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   On this day in history salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

Jan 19   Louis Napoleon signs 1st Dutch aviation law on this day in history.  

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   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   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 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 06   1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)  

Mar 15   In the year 1808 gaetano Gaspari, composer  

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   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes) in the year 1808.  

Mar 26   On this day in history 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   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 04   In the year 1808 birth of josef Kajet├ín 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history death of pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757)  

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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