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Historical Events In 1808

Friday, 19 July 2019

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   Zebulon Pike reaches his peak in the year 1808.  

Jun 24   Anna Caroline Oury, composer on this day in history.  

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   Simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Battle of Buenos Aires on this day in history.  

Jul 15   French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples in the year 1808.  

Jul 15   Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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   On this day in history benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

Aug 29   Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Louis Clapisson, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 26   On this day in history pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51  

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   On this day in history birth of jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894  

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

Jan 13   In the year 1808 birth of salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73)  

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

Jan 27   David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) was born in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died in the year 1808.  

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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