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Historical Events In 1808

Friday, 22 November 2019

Mar 27   On this day in history joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna  

Mar 29   Williamstown Ontario John Johnson 1742-1830 gives patent and grants 12 acres of land for Williamstown Fair; oldest continuously operating farm fair in Ontario on this day in history.  

Mar 31   French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names in the year 1808.  

Apr 06   In the year 1808 john Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company.  

Apr 08   In the year 1808 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.  

Apr 09   Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace in the year 1808.  

Apr 10   Auguste Franchomme, composer in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864  

Apr 17   Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

Apr 26   On this day in history martha Finley, children's book author  

Apr 29   On this day in history hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]  

Apr 30   1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri on this day in history.  

Apr 30   The first practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid  

May 03   Goya's "Executions of 3rd of May" in the year 1808.  

May 03   Goya's "Executions of the 3rd of May" on this day in history.  

May 15   Gottfried Herrmann, composer on this day in history.  

May 17   Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer in the year 1808.  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 in the year 1808.  

May 19   Samuel Jameson Gholson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883 in the year 1808.  

May 22   In the year 1808 g de Nerval, writer  

May 30   In the year 1808 joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer  

May 30   On this day in history napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate  

Jun 01   1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history the fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio  

Jun 03   In the year 1808 jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5)  

Jun 05   In the year 1808 -6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians  

Jun 10   In the year 1808 friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)  

Jun 11   Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 on this day in history.  

Jun 11   On this day in history giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83  

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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 in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

Apr 25   In the year 1808 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died on this day in history.  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

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