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Historical Events In 1808

Monday, 19 April 2021

Jan 01   In the year 1808 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   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   In the year 1808 herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies  

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.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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   Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 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 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gerrit van der Linde Jz, "Schoolmaster", Dutch poet  

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) in the year 1808.  

Mar 15   Gaetano Gaspari, composer in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook) in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   On this day in history napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain  

Mar 25   In the year 1808 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   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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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   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 birth of paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

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 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   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   On this day in history death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

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   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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