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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Paul "the Great" Taglioni, Vienna, ballet choreographer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1808 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   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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1808

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 08   Messenger, horse that sired many great trotters, dies in the year 1808.  

Feb 14   John Dickinson, American lawyer and Governor of Delaware and Pennsylvania (b. 1732) died on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1808 death of joseph Bonomi the Elder, architect (b. 1739)  

Mar 13   King Christian VII of Denmark (b. 1749) died on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.  

May 05   Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (b. 1757) died in the year 1808.  

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

May 28   In the year 1808 death of richard Hurd, English bishop and writer (b. 1720)  

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