Historical Events In 1808
Monday, 06 July 2020
Jun 15 In the year 1808 jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain
Jun 16 On this day in history georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60
Jun 22 On this day in history zebulon Pike reaches his peak
Jun 24 Anna Caroline Oury, composer in the year 1808.
Jun 27 On this day in history everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide)
Jun 28 On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican
Jul 02 In the year 1808 simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
Jul 02 On this day in history simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam
Jul 05 In the year 1808 battle of Buenos Aires
Jul 15 In the year 1808 french marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples
Jul 15 Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851) on this day in history.
Jul 20 On this day in history francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66
Jul 20 Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names in the year 1808.
Jul 23 In the year 1808 spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23
Jul 28 On this day in history charles Lucas, composer
Jul 28 On this day in history mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey
Jul 29 Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies in the year 1808.
Jul 31 Frederick Nichols Crouch, composer on this day in history.
Aug 01 In the year 1808 british forces invade Portugal under Sir Arthur Wellesley, they defeat Gen Dupont August 21, but Wellesley's superiors prevent him from following up his victory
Aug 09 William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1808 carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer
Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1808.
Aug 15 A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1808 napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain
Aug 21 Battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War on this day in history.
Aug 24 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) in the year 1808.
Aug 29 On this day in history hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
Aug 30 Joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1808.
Sep 13 On this day in history finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von DĂ¶beln beat the Russians, making von DĂ¶beln a Swedish war hero.
Sep 15 On this day in history louis Clapisson, composer
Sep 25 In the year 1808 richard Porson, scholar, dies
Sep 26 In the year 1808 pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
Sep 27 In the year 1808 gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79
Sep 30 Covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire on this day in history.