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Historical Events In 1808

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

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

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   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   Charles Lucas, composer in the year 1808.  

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   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   On this day in history carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer  

Aug 13   In the year 1808 henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81  

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

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   In the year 1808 benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

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   On this day in history richard Porson, scholar, dies  

Sep 26   Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   Antoine GB Schayes, Belgian historian/archaeologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1808 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   In the year 1808 birth of david F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)  

Feb 04   In the year 1808 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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1808 death of king Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749)  

Apr 25   In the year 1808 alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66  

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died on this day in history.  

May 18   In the year 1808 jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49  

May 28   Richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720) died in the year 1808.  

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