Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s - 1800s - 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s
Years: 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 - 1807 - 1808 1809 1810 1811 1812
Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Selim III (1789-1807) to Mustafa IV (1807-1808)
February - Napoleon attacks Russia
February 8 - Battle of Eylau - Napoleon defeats Russians under General Benigssen
February 19 - In Alabama, Former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr is arrested for treason.
March 2 - The United States Congress passes an act to "prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States ... from any foreign kingdom, place, or country."
March 25 - The Slave Trade Act becomes law abolishing slavery in the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
May 22 - Sufficient evidence is presented to a grand jury to indict former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr for treason.
July 7 - Peace of Tilsit between France, Prussia and Russia.
July 13- With the death of Henry Benedict Stuart ,the last Stuart claimant to the throne of the United Kingdom the movement of Jacobitism ends.
August 17 - The Clermont, Robert Fulton's first American steamboat, leaves New York City for Albany, New York on the Hudson River, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world.
September 1 - Former US Vice President Aaron Burr is acquitted of treason. He had bee accused of plotting to annex parts of Louisiana and Mexico to become part of an independent republic.
January 19 - Robert E. Lee, Confederate General
February 27 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet (+ 1882)
May 28 - Louis Agassiz, zoologist and geologist (+ 1873)
July 4 - Giuseppe Garibaldi, italian patriot
August 11 - David Rice Atchison, American politician (+ 1886)
Louis Agassiz, geologist and naturalist
May 5 - P. D. Q. Bach, fictitious composer
May 18 - John Douglas, Anglican bishop
July 13 - Henry Benedict Stuart, claimant to the throne of the United Kingdom as King Henry IX.
December 21 - John Newton cleric, songwriter (Amazing Grace)\n
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