Historical Events In 1808
Saturday, 17 April 2021
Mar 27 In the year 1808 joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna
Mar 29 In the year 1808 williamstown Ontario John Johnson 1742-1830 gives patent and grants 12 acres of land for Williamstown Fair; oldest continuously operating farm fair in Ontario.
Mar 31 In the year 1808 french created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names
Apr 06 In the year 1808 john Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company.
Apr 08 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore was promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII on this day in history.
Apr 09 Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1808 auguste Franchomme, composer
Apr 13 William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance on this day in history.
Apr 13 On this day in history william Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance
Apr 16 In the year 1808 caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864
Apr 17 In the year 1808 bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships
Apr 20 Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71) in the year 1808.
Apr 25 In the year 1808 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66
Apr 26 On this day in history martha Finley, children's book author
Apr 29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883] in the year 1808.
Apr 30 On this day in history 1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
Apr 30 The first practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri on this day in history.
May 02 Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid on this day in history.
May 03 On this day in history goya's "Executions of 3rd of May"
May 03 In the year 1808 goya's "Executions of the 3rd of May"
May 15 On this day in history gottfried Herrmann, composer
May 17 On this day in history charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer
May 18 In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
May 19 In the year 1808 samuel Jameson Gholson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
May 22 In the year 1808 g de Nerval, writer
May 30 Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer in the year 1808.
May 30 Napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate on this day in history.
Jun 01 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio in the year 1808.
Jun 01 In the year 1808 the fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
Jun 03 Jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5) in the year 1808.
Jun 05 -6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians in the year 1808.
Jun 10 Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card) on this day in history.
Jun 11 On this day in history charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
Jun 11 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.