Historical Events In 1808
Saturday, 25 January 2020
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 On this day in history everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide)
Jun 28 On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican
Jul 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1808 battle of Buenos Aires
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 On this day in history francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66
Jul 20 Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names in the year 1808.
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 In the year 1808 charles Lucas, composer
Jul 28 Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey on this day in history.
Jul 29 Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies in the year 1808.
Jul 31 In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.
Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Aug 15 On this day in history a British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries
Aug 17 In the year 1808 napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain
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 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
Aug 29 In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
Aug 30 In the year 1808 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 in the year 1808.
Sep 15 On this day in history louis Clapisson, composer
Sep 25 In the year 1808 richard Porson, scholar, dies
Sep 26 Pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1808.
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.