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Historical Events In 1808

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Mar 27   In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 31   On this day in history french created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names  

Apr 06   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace  

Apr 10   In the year 1808 auguste Franchomme, composer  

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

Apr 13   In the year 1808 william Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance  

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

Apr 17   Bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships in the year 1808.  

Apr 20   Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71) in the year 1808.  

Apr 25   On this day in history alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

Apr 26   Martha Finley, children's book author on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1808.  

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

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

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

May 15   On this day in history gottfried Herrmann, composer  

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

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   G de Nerval, writer on this day in history.  

May 30   Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer on this day in history.  

May 30   Napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate in the year 1808.  

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

Jun 01   The fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 11   On this day in history charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882  

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   On this day in history 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   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1808 birth of paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

Jan 19   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 27   On this day in history birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 04   Josef Kajet├ín Tyl, Czech playwright, author of the Czech national anthem(d. 1856) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1808.  

May 28   In the year 1808 death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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