Historical Events In 1808
Friday, 16 November 2018
Jun 15 On this day in history jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain
Jun 16 Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jun 22 Zebulon Pike reaches his peak on this day in history.
Jun 24 On this day in history anna Caroline Oury, composer
Jun 27 Everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide) on this day in history.
Jun 28 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican in the year 1808.
Jul 02 In the year 1808 simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
Jul 02 On this day in history simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam
Jul 05 In the year 1808 battle of Buenos Aires
Jul 15 On this day in history french marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples
Jul 15 On this day in history henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851)
Jul 20 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.
Jul 20 On this day in history napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
Jul 23 On this day in history spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23
Jul 28 In the year 1808 charles Lucas, composer
Jul 28 Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey in the year 1808.
Jul 29 On this day in history selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
Jul 31 In the year 1808 frederick Nichols Crouch, composer
Aug 01 On this day in history british forces invade Portugal under Sir Arthur Wellesley, they defeat Gen Dupont August 21, but Wellesley's superiors prevent him from following up his victory
Aug 09 In the year 1808 william Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
Aug 10 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer in the year 1808.
Aug 13 On this day in history henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81
Aug 15 On this day in history a British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries
Aug 17 Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain on this day in history.
Aug 21 On this day in history battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War.
Aug 24 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer in the year 1808.
Aug 30 In the year 1808 joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83
Sep 13 Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero on this day in history.
Sep 15 In the year 1808 louis Clapisson, composer
Sep 25 In the year 1808 richard Porson, scholar, dies
Sep 26 In the year 1808 pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
Sep 27 In the year 1808 gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79
Sep 30 In the year 1808 covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire