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Historical Events In 1808

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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

Jan 01   On this day in history congress prohibits importation of slaves  

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   Sierra Leone becomes a British colony in the year 1808.  

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

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   In the year 1808 antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

Jan 12   On this day in history paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 12   In the year 1808 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history the first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard  

Mar 07   In the year 1808 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   On this day in history denmark's demented Christian VII has died March 13 at age 59 after a 32-year reign  

Mar 14   On this day in history catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers)  

Mar 15   Gaetano Gaspari, composer in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   In the year 1808 jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook)  

Mar 23   Napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain in the year 1808.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 19   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

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   In the year 1808 death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

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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