Historical Events In 1809
Monday, 21 June 2021
Jul 16 In the year 1809 the city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declared its independence from Spanish Crown and formed the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, lead by Pedro Domingo Murillo.
Jul 24 Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1809.
Jul 27 Battle at Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army on this day in history.
Jul 27 Sir Arthur Wellesley has defeated the Spanish king Joseph Bonaparte at Talavera de la Reina and been made duke of Wellington for his triumph on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1809 ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers)
Jul 30 In the year 1809 british armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren
Jul 31 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila in the year 1809.
Jul 31 The first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila in the year 1809.
Aug 06 In the year 1809 alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England
Aug 06 In the year 1809 the birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet
Aug 08 On this day in history 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine)
Aug 09 William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo on this day in history.
Aug 10 Ecuador declares independence from Spain in the year 1809.
Aug 10 On this day in history ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)
Aug 21 On this day in history francesco Schira, composer
Aug 23 Juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land) on this day in history.
Aug 27 Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) in the year 1809.
Aug 29 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides) on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1809 adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer
Aug 30 Ignacy Potocki, Polish Foreign Minister (constitution), dies in the year 1809.
Sep 07 In the year 1809 caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author, dies at 46
Sep 09 In the year 1809 william Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890
Sep 17 Peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn in the year 1809.
Sep 18 Royal Opera House in London opens in the year 1809.
Sep 20 Sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
Sep 21 Alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1877 in the year 1809.
Sep 30 The Treaty of Fort Wayne negotiated by Gen William Henry Harrison obtains 3 million acres of Indiana Territory Indian land on the Wabash River for the United States on this day in history.
Oct 02 On this day in history anton Emil Titl, composer
Oct 02 On this day in history wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59
Oct 04 On this day in history albrecht F H, prince of Prussia
Oct 11 On this day in history along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand.
Oct 11 On this day in history meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35
Oct 22 Federico Ricci, composer on this day in history.