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Historical Events In 1808

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Jun 15   Jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain in the year 1808.  

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   In the year 1808 cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican  

Jul 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 20   In the year 1808 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   Charles Lucas, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 28   In the year 1808 mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey  

Jul 29   Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81  

Aug 15   In the year 1808 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   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 in the year 1808.  

Aug 24   Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) in the year 1808.  

Aug 29   Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer on this day in history.  

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   Louis Clapisson, composer in the year 1808.  

Sep 25   In the year 1808 richard Porson, scholar, dies  

Sep 26   In the year 1808 pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51  

Sep 27   Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 in the year 1808.  

Sep 30   Covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1808

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

Jan 07   On this day in history 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   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1808 birth of lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887)  

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

Feb 04   Josef Kajetán 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 in the year 1808.  

Mar 09   In the year 1808 death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died in the year 1808.  

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

May 05   On this day in history death of pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757)  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

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