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Historical Events In 1808

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Mar 27   In the year 1808 joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna  

Mar 29   On this day in history 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   French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names on this day in history.  

Apr 06   John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 10   In the year 1808 auguste Franchomme, composer  

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

Apr 13   In the year 1808 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   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   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   On this day in history goya's "Executions of 3rd of May"  

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

May 15   In the year 1808 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   G de Nerval, writer in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jun 10   On this day in history friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)  

Jun 11   In the year 1808 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   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1808 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   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   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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died in the year 1808.  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died in the year 1808.  

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

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

May 18   In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

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

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