Historical Events In 1808
Sunday, 16 January 2022
Jun 15 Jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain on this day in history.
Jun 16 Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1808 zebulon Pike reaches his peak
Jun 24 Anna Caroline Oury, composer on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1808 everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide)
Jun 28 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican on this day in history.
Jul 02 Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam in the year 1808.
Jul 02 Simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1808 battle of Buenos Aires
Jul 15 In the year 1808 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 on this day in history.
Jul 20 Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names in the year 1808.
Jul 23 In the year 1808 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 on this day in history.
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 William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) in the year 1808.
Aug 10 On this day in history carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1808.
Aug 15 A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1808 napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain
Aug 21 In the year 1808 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) in the year 1808.
Aug 29 In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
Aug 30 Joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1808.
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 in the year 1808.
Sep 15 Louis Clapisson, composer in the year 1808.
Sep 25 On this day in history richard Porson, scholar, dies
Sep 26 Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1808.
Sep 27 In the year 1808 gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79
Sep 30 Covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire in the year 1808.