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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.  

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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   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   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of josef Kajetán 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   In the year 1808 messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died in the year 1808.  

Mar 09   On this day in history death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

Apr 25   On this day in history alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

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