Historical Events In 1809
Monday, 18 March 2019
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 In the year 1809 johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74
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 On this day in history british armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren
Jul 31 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila on this day in history.
Jul 31 The first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila in the year 1809.
Aug 06 On this day in history alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England
Aug 06 In the year 1809 the birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet
Aug 08 In the year 1809 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine)
Aug 09 On this day in history william Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo
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 In the year 1809 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 In the year 1809 oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides)
Aug 30 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 18 Royal Opera House in London opens in the year 1809.
Sep 20 Sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army) in the year 1809.
Sep 21 On this day in history alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53
Sep 27 In the year 1809 raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1877
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 Anton Emil Titl, composer in the year 1809.
Oct 02 Wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59 in the year 1809.
Oct 04 On this day in history albrecht F H, prince of Prussia
Oct 11 In the year 1809 along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand.
Oct 11 Meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35 on this day in history.
Oct 22 Federico Ricci, composer in the year 1809.