Historical Events In 1809
Sunday, 07 March 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 in the year 1809.
Jul 27 On this day in history 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 In the year 1809 ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers)
Jul 30 British armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren on this day in history.
Jul 31 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila on this day in history.
Jul 31 On this day in history 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 The birth of Alfred Tennyson, English poet in the year 1809.
Aug 08 70 disciples of Gaon of Vilnus, arrive in Israel (Palestine) in the year 1809.
Aug 09 William Barret Travis, commander at Battle of the Alamo in the year 1809.
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 Francesco Schira, composer on this day in history.
Aug 23 In the year 1809 juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land)
Aug 27 In the year 1809 hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65)
Aug 29 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 07 On this day in history 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 in the year 1809.
Sep 18 On this day in history royal Opera House in London opens
Sep 20 Sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army) on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1809 alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53
Sep 27 On this day in history 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 Anton Emil Titl, composer on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1809 wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59
Oct 04 Albrecht F H, prince of Prussia on this day in history.
Oct 11 Along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand in the year 1809.
Oct 11 Meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35 in the year 1809.
Oct 22 Federico Ricci, composer in the year 1809.