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Historical Events In 1808

Monday, 27 January 2020

Mar 27   Joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

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   John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history auguste Franchomme, composer  

Apr 13   On this day in history william Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance  

Apr 13   William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance in the year 1808.  

Apr 16   In the year 1808 caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864  

Apr 17   On this day in history 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   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

Apr 26   In the year 1808 martha Finley, children's book author  

Apr 29   Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883] in the year 1808.  

Apr 30   In the year 1808 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   On this day in history goya's "Executions of the 3rd of May"  

May 15   Gottfried Herrmann, composer in the year 1808.  

May 17   In the year 1808 charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer  

May 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history g de Nerval, writer  

May 30   Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer in the year 1808.  

May 30   In the year 1808 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   The fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1808 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   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born in the year 1808.  

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   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 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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