Historical Events In 1809
Sunday, 21 July 2019
Jul 16 On this day in history 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 In the year 1809 battle at Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army
Jul 27 In the year 1809 sir Arthur Wellesley has defeated the Spanish king Joseph Bonaparte at Talavera de la Reina and been made duke of Wellington for his triumph
Jul 28 Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1809 the first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila
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 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine) on this day in history.
Aug 09 In the year 1809 william Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo
Aug 10 Ecuador declares independence from Spain on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1809 ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)
Aug 21 In the year 1809 francesco Schira, composer
Aug 23 In the year 1809 juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land)
Aug 27 Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) in the year 1809.
Aug 29 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides) in the year 1809.
Aug 30 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer in the year 1809.
Aug 30 In the year 1809 ignacy Potocki, Polish Foreign Minister (constitution), dies
Sep 07 Caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author, dies at 46 in the year 1809.
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 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) on this day in history.
Sep 21 Alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1809.
Sep 27 In the year 1809 raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1877
Sep 30 In the year 1809 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
Oct 02 On this day in history anton Emil Titl, composer
Oct 02 Wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59 in the year 1809.
Oct 04 Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia in the year 1809.
Oct 11 Along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand on this day in history.
Oct 11 Meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35 in the year 1809.
Oct 22 Federico Ricci, composer on this day in history.