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Historical Events In 1808

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Jun 15   Jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

Jun 16   In the year 1808 georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 22   In the year 1808 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican  

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 in the year 1808.  

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

Jul 15   In the year 1808 french marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples  

Jul 15   In the year 1808 henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851)  

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   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   On this day in history charles Lucas, composer  

Jul 28   Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1808.  

Aug 09   On this day in history william Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

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

Aug 13   Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Aug 15   A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries in the year 1808.  

Aug 17   Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer  

Aug 30   In the year 1808 joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83  

Sep 13   On this day in history 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.  

Sep 15   Louis Clapisson, composer in the year 1808.  

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   On this day in history gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79  

Sep 30   In the year 1808 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   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1808.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 05   In the year 1808 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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