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Historical Events In 1808

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

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

Jan 01   Congress prohibits importation of slaves on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 sierra Leone becomes a British colony  

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 in the year 1808.  

Jan 10   Herman Daendels succeeds A Wiese as gov-gen of Neth Indies on this day in history.  

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   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 09   In the year 1808 francesco Gomez da Rocha, composer  

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   On this day in history daumier, Marseilles France, artist  

Feb 25   In the year 1808 james Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886  

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   In the year 1808 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard  

Mar 06   The first college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard in the year 1808.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, Brig General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1808 gaetano Gaspari, composer  

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   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 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   On this day in history birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   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 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   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history 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   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

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