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Historical Events In 1808

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

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

Apr 10   On this day in history auguste Franchomme, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 20   On this day in history louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71)  

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

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 in the year 1808.  

May 02   Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid on this day in history.  

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

May 03   In the year 1808 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   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 on this day in history.  

May 22   G de Nerval, writer in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   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   Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card) in the year 1808.  

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   In the year 1808 birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

Jan 07   In the year 1808 birth of jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of john Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732)  

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

Mar 13   In the year 1808 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   On this day in history death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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