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Historical Events In 1809

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Jul 16   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 24   In the year 1809 johann Gottfried Eckard, composer, dies at 74  

Jul 27   In the year 1809 battle at Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army  

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 in the year 1809.  

Jul 28   Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers) in the year 1809.  

Jul 30   British armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila  

Jul 31   In the year 1809 the first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila  

Aug 06   Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet laureate of England in the year 1809.  

Aug 06   The birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet in the year 1809.  

Aug 08   In the year 1809 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine)  

Aug 09   William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo in the year 1809.  

Aug 10   In the year 1809 ecuador declares independence from Spain  

Aug 10   In the year 1809 ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)  

Aug 21   Francesco Schira, composer in the year 1809.  

Aug 23   In the year 1809 juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land)  

Aug 27   Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ignacy Potocki, Polish Foreign Minister (constitution), dies  

Sep 07   Caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author, dies at 46 in the year 1809.  

Sep 09   William Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890 in the year 1809.  

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   On this day in history royal Opera House in London opens  

Sep 20   On this day in history sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army)  

Sep 21   Alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1809.  

Sep 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1809.  

Oct 02   Anton Emil Titl, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1809.  

Oct 22   Federico Ricci, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1809

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Pieter Heije, Dutch physician/writer/poet (Silver Fleet) was born in the year 1809.  

Jan 02   In the year 1809 birth of friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer  

Jan 04   In the year 1809 birth of louis Braille, Coupvray France, developer (reading system for blind)  

Jan 15   On this day in history birth of cornelia Connelly, Phila, founder (Society of the Holy Child Jesus)  

Jan 15   In the year 1809 birth of pierre Joseph Proudhon, France, politician (libertarian socialist)  

Jan 18   Richard Caswell Gatlin, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   In the year 1809 birth of edgar Allan Poe, Boston, author (Pit & the Pendulum)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  

Famous Deaths In 1809

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Bartolomeo Giacometti, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1809.  

Jan 16   In the year 1809 death of john Moore, British general (b. 1761)  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of josiah Hornblower, American statesman (b. 1729)  

Feb 20   Johann Joseph Emmert, composer, dies at 76 in the year 1809.  

Mar 07   Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history ferdinand-Philippe-Joseph Staes, composer, dies at 60  

Mar 26   On this day in history gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, dies at 68  

Mar 27   On this day in history joseph M Vien, French (court)painter/etcher, dies at 92  

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