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Historical Events In 1808

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace in the year 1808.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 20   Louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   In the year 1808 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

Apr 26   Martha Finley, children's book author in the year 1808.  

Apr 29   In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]  

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" on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

May 22   In the year 1808 g de Nerval, writer  

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   The fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio in the year 1808.  

Jun 03   Jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1808 charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882  

Jun 11   Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1808 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   In the year 1808 birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

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   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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 13   In the year 1808 death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

Apr 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died in the year 1808.  

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