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Historical Events In 1808

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Jan 01   African Benevolent Society (education) forms in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies in the year 1808.  

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   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   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   On this day in history louis Napoleon signs first Dutch aviation law  

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

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

Feb 09   On this day in history francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer  

Feb 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 06   The first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard on this day in history.  

Mar 07   Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro on this day in history.  

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   Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Gaetano Gaspari, composer in the year 1808.  

Mar 23   Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, sociologist/historian (Statistic yearbook) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1808 napoleon's brother Joseph takes the throne of Spain  

Mar 25   Jose de Espronceda y Delgado, Spanish revolutionary/poet (Cortes) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Charles IV of Spain abdicates in favor of his son, Ferdinand VII on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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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 in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1808 birth of antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1808 birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

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

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

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

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died on this day in history.  

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   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died on this day in history.  

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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