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Historical Events In 1808

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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   French created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names in the year 1808.  

Apr 06   John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company in the year 1808.  

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   Auguste Franchomme, composer in the year 1808.  

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

Apr 13   William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance on this day in history.  

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

Apr 17   On this day in history bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships  

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

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

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

May 03   On this day in history goya's "Executions of 3rd of May"  

May 03   In the year 1808 goya's "Executions of the 3rd of May"  

May 15   Gottfried Herrmann, composer on this day in history.  

May 17   On this day in history charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 in the year 1808.  

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   Joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   -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   Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 in the year 1808.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

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

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