Historical Events In 1809
Monday, 17 February 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 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 Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, astronomer/Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
Jul 30 British armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren in the year 1809.
Jul 31 In the year 1809 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila
Jul 31 On this day in history the first practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila
Aug 06 On this day in history 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 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 Juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (Trip to H Land) in the year 1809.
Aug 27 Hannibal Hamlin, (R) 15th VP (1861-65) on this day in history.
Aug 29 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Cambridge MA, physician/author (Old Ironsides) in the year 1809.
Aug 30 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer on this day in history.
Aug 30 In the year 1809 ignacy Potocki, Polish Foreign Minister (constitution), dies
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 in the year 1809.
Sep 17 In the year 1809 peace between Sweden and Russia in the Finnish War. The territory to become Finland is ceded to Russia by the Treaty of Fredrikshamn.
Sep 18 On this day in history royal Opera House in London opens
Sep 20 Sterline "Old Pap" Price, Major General (Confederate Army) in the year 1809.
Sep 21 Alexander Reinagle, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.
Sep 27 Raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral (Confederate Navy), died in 1877 in the year 1809.
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 In the year 1809 anton Emil Titl, composer
Oct 02 On this day in history wybo Fijnje, politician/patriot/journalist, dies at 59
Oct 04 On this day in history albrecht F H, prince of Prussia
Oct 11 On this day in history 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.