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Historical Events In 1808

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

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

Jun 16   On this day in history georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 22   On this day in history zebulon Pike reaches his peak  

Jun 24   Anna Caroline Oury, composer in the year 1808.  

Jun 27   Everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide) in the year 1808.  

Jun 28   In the year 1808 cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican  

Jul 02   Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam on this day in history.  

Jul 02   In the year 1808 simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam  

Jul 05   Battle of Buenos Aires in the year 1808.  

Jul 15   On this day in history french marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples  

Jul 15   Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851) in the year 1808.  

Jul 20   Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1808 napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names  

Jul 23   Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 in the year 1808.  

Jul 28   On this day in history charles Lucas, composer  

Jul 28   On this day in history mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey  

Jul 29   In the year 1808 selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies  

Jul 31   On this day in history frederick Nichols Crouch, composer  

Aug 01   In the year 1808 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   Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer in the year 1808.  

Aug 13   Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1808.  

Aug 15   On this day in history a British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries  

Aug 17   On this day in history napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain  

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) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 louis Clapisson, composer  

Sep 25   Richard Porson, scholar, dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 27   Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire  

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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   In the year 1808 birth of jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

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   In the year 1808 birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

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 in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies  

Feb 14   On this day in history death of john Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732)  

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died in the year 1808.  

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

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

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   On this day in history death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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