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Historical Events In 1808

Sunday, 02 October 2022

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

Jun 16   Georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1808.  

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

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

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

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 charles Lucas, composer  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louis Clapisson, composer  

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   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   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 birth of paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer  

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

Jan 19   Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (d. 1887) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 27   On this day in history 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   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies in the year 1808.  

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

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

Mar 13   On this day in history death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

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

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 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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