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Historical Events In 1808

Sunday, 09 August 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history 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 in the year 1808.  

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

Feb 09   Francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1808 anthracite coal 1st burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre, Pa  

Feb 11   Anthracite coal first burned as fuel, experimentally, Wilkes-Barre PA in the year 1808.  

Feb 20   In the year 1808 daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

Mar 07   Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro in the year 1808.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 15   Gaetano Gaspari, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 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   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   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 in the year 1808.  

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

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