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Historical Events In 1808

Friday, 20 September 2019

Jun 15   In the year 1808 jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain  

Jun 16   In the year 1808 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   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   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 in the year 1808.  

Jul 05   Battle of Buenos Aires in the year 1808.  

Jul 15   French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 31   Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1808 henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

Aug 29   In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history richard Porson, scholar, dies  

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

Sep 27   Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 in the year 1808.  

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   Joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864) was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 07   Jacob Ammen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 was born in the year 1808.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739) died on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

May 18   Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49 in the year 1808.  

May 28   On this day in history death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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