Historical Events In 1808
Tuesday, 21 March 2023
Jun 15 In the year 1808 jozef Napoleon becomes king of Spain
Jun 16 In the year 1808 georg Wenzel Ritter, composer, dies at 60
Jun 22 On this day in history zebulon Pike reaches his peak
Jun 24 In the year 1808 anna Caroline Oury, composer
Jun 27 Everhardus J Potgieter, Dutch writer/publisher (The Guide) on this day in history.
Jun 28 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess/politican on this day in history.
Jul 02 In the year 1808 simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
Jul 02 Simon Fraser completes his trip down the Fraser River , BC, and lands at Musqueam on this day in history.
Jul 05 Battle of Buenos Aires in the year 1808.
Jul 15 On this day in history french marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples
Jul 15 Henry Cole, promotor (Great Exhibition of 1851) on this day in history.
Jul 20 Francois-Hippolyte Barthelemon, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1808.
Jul 20 In the year 1808 napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names
Jul 23 Spanish forces at Bailen force a French army of 18,000 under Gen Pierre Antoine Dupont, 43, to surrender July 23 on this day in history.
Jul 28 Charles Lucas, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 In the year 1808 mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey
Jul 29 In the year 1808 selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies
Jul 31 On this day in history frederick Nichols Crouch, composer
Aug 01 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 in the year 1808.
Aug 09 William Thomas Ward, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) in the year 1808.
Aug 10 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer on this day in history.
Aug 13 Henri Hardouin, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Aug 15 A British mission to Japan arrives but the Tokugawa shogun Ienari rejects the emissaries in the year 1808.
Aug 17 In the year 1808 napoleon asks King Louis for Holland brigade towards Spain
Aug 21 In the year 1808 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.
Aug 24 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys, Brig General (Confederate Army) in the year 1808.
Aug 29 In the year 1808 hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
Aug 30 In the year 1808 joseph Anton Bauer, composer, dies at 83
Sep 13 Finnish War: In the Battle of Jutas, Swedish forces under Lieutenant General Georg Carl von Döbeln beat the Russians, making von Döbeln a Swedish war hero on this day in history.
Sep 15 On this day in history louis Clapisson, composer
Sep 25 Richard Porson, scholar, dies on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1808 pavel Vranicky, composer, dies at 51
Sep 27 Gaetano B Vestris, ballerina, dies at 79 in the year 1808.
Sep 30 On this day in history covent Garden Theatre Royal destroyed by fire
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