Historical Events in March 1809

  • Mar 1 Embargo Act of 1807 (USA) repealed & Non-Intercourse Act signed

President Inaugurated

Mar 4 James Madison becomes 1st US President inaugurated in American-made clothes

Historic Event

Mar 22 Charles XIII succeeds Gustav IV Adolf to the Swedish throne

  • Mar 28 Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin
  • Mar 29 King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d'├ętat. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland's four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.