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Historical Events In 1808

Friday, 10 July 2020

Mar 27   Joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna in the year 1808.  

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   John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

Apr 09   In the year 1808 mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace  

Apr 10   Auguste Franchomme, composer on this day in history.  

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   Caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864 in the year 1808.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 29   Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883] on this day in history.  

Apr 30   1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri in the year 1808.  

Apr 30   In the year 1808 the first practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri  

May 02   In the year 1808 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" in the year 1808.  

May 15   Gottfried Herrmann, composer in the year 1808.  

May 17   Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 19   On this day in history samuel Jameson Gholson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883  

May 22   G de Nerval, writer on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer  

May 30   Napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1808 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

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   In the year 1808 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1808 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   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 in the year 1808.  

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