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Historical Events In 1808

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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) 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 in the year 1808.  

Jul 05   Battle of Buenos Aires in the year 1808.  

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

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

Jul 20   In the year 1808 francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 20   In the year 1808 napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names  

Jul 23   In the year 1808 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   On this day in history mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey  

Jul 29   Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies in the year 1808.  

Jul 31   Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer in the year 1808.  

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   Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer in the year 1808.  

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   Napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain in the year 1808.  

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 in the year 1808.  

Aug 24   In the year 1808 benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

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   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   In the year 1808 louis Clapisson, composer  

Sep 25   Richard Porson, scholar, dies on this day in history.  

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

Sep 27   Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born in the year 1808.  

Jan 13   Salmon P Chase, (Sen-R) cabinet member, 6th chief justice (1864-73) was born in the year 1808.  

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

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   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   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

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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