On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1808

Historical Events

  • Charles IV, king of Spain, abdicates after riots and a popular revolt at the winter palace Aranjuez. His son, Ferdinand VII, takes the throne
1808 Highlights

About March 19, 1808

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Pisces