Historical Events In 1808
Thursday, 28 September 2023
Mar 27 In the year 1808 joseph Haydns oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna
Mar 29 In the year 1808 williamstown Ontario John Johnson 1742-1830 gives patent and grants 12 acres of land for Williamstown Fair; oldest continuously operating farm fair in Ontario.
Mar 31 In the year 1808 french created Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names
Apr 06 John Jacob Astor incorporates the American Fur Company on this day in history.
Apr 08 The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore was promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII in the year 1808.
Apr 09 In the year 1808 mayor Wolters offers French king Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace
Apr 10 In the year 1808 auguste Franchomme, composer
Apr 13 In the year 1808 william Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects tap dance
Apr 13 William Henry Lane ("Juda") perfects the tap dance in the year 1808.
Apr 16 On this day in history caleb Blood Smith, Secy Int (Union), died in 1864
Apr 17 In the year 1808 bayonne Decree by Napoleon I of France orders seizure of US ships
Apr 20 In the year 1808 louis-Napoleon (Napoleon III), emperor of France (1852-71)
Apr 25 Alois Luigi Tomasini, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.
Apr 26 In the year 1808 martha Finley, children's book author
Apr 29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883] in the year 1808.
Apr 30 In the year 1808 1st practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
Apr 30 On this day in history the first practical typewriter finished by Italian Pellegrini Turri
May 02 Uprising against French occupation begins in Madrid on this day in history.
May 03 In the year 1808 goya's "Executions of 3rd of May"
May 03 Goya's "Executions of the 3rd of May" in the year 1808.
May 15 Gottfried Herrmann, composer on this day in history.
May 17 In the year 1808 charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, composer
May 18 On this day in history jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
May 19 On this day in history samuel Jameson Gholson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1883
May 22 G de Nerval, writer in the year 1808.
May 30 On this day in history joaquim Casimiro Jr, composer
May 30 Napoleon annexes Tuscany & gave it seats in French Senate on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1808 1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
Jun 01 On this day in history the fir1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio
Jun 03 On this day in history jefferson F Davis, Ky, Pres of Confederate States of America (1861-5)
Jun 05 -6] Battle at Wagram: French army beats Austrians on this day in history.
Jun 10 Friedrich Kaiser, Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card) on this day in history.
Jun 11 Charles Henry Poor, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882 on this day in history.
Jun 11 Giovanni Battista Cirri, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1808.