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Historical Events In 1808

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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   In the year 1808 zebulon Pike reaches his peak  

Jun 24   In the year 1808 anna Caroline Oury, composer  

Jun 27   In the year 1808 everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide)  

Jun 28   In the year 1808 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   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   French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names in the year 1808.  

Jul 23   Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 in the year 1808.  

Jul 28   In the year 1808 charles Lucas, composer  

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 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 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   On this day in history henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81  

Aug 15   A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army)  

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

Aug 30   Joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   In the year 1808 birth of joseph Pitty Couthouy, American naval officer (d. 1864)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1808.  

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

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