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Historical Events In 1808

Sunday, 26 May 2019

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

Jan 01   In the year 1808 congress prohibits importation of slaves  

Jan 01   In the year 1808 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  

Jan 01   Sierra Leone becomes a British colony in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as Governor-General of Netherlands Indies in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1808 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   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 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   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 in the year 1808.  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1808 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   Denmark's demented Christian VII has died March 13 at age 59 after a 32-year reign on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1808 death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died in the year 1808.  

Apr 25   On this day in history alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

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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