Historical Events In 1809
Sunday, 05 April 2020
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 On this day in history 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 in the year 1809.
Jul 31 On this day in history 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila
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 in the year 1809.
Aug 10 In the year 1809 ecuador declares independence from Spain
Aug 10 Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day) on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
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 Caroline von Schelling, [Michaelis], German author, dies at 46 on this day in history.
Sep 09 William Radford, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1890 on this day in history.
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 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 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 Anton Emil Titl, composer in the year 1809.
Oct 02 Wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59 in the year 1809.
Oct 04 In the year 1809 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 On this day in history meriwether Lewis, (Lewis & Clark Expedition), commits suicide at 35
Oct 22 Federico Ricci, composer in the year 1809.