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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Jan 01   1st official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1838 the first official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide  

Jan 01   William Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person) in the year 1838.  

Jan 06   On this day in history max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

Jan 06   Samuel F.B. Morse makes the first public demonstration of the telegraph, in Morristown, New Jersey on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Samuel Morse gives the first demonstration of the electric telegraph in the year 1838.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 1st telegraph message sent using dots & dashes (NJ)  

Jan 08   On this day in history edward Theller 1804-1859 fires on Fort Malden from vessel 'Anne', while Thomas Sutherland occupies Bois Blanc Island; US sympathizers of rebels called Hunter's Lodges.  

Jan 08   Rebellion at Amherstburg, Ontario breaks out in the year 1838.  

Jan 08   In the year 1838 the first telegraph message sent using dots & dashes, New Jersey  

Jan 13   In the year 1838 ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 16   On this day in history aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1838.  

Jan 23   On this day in history arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

Jan 26   In the year 1838 tennessee becomes 1st state to prohibit alcohol  

Jan 26   Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   In the year 1838 osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

Feb 01   Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1838 henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 12   Charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898 in the year 1838.  

Feb 14   On this day in history margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison"  

Feb 16   In the year 1838 arnoldus Pannevis, South African ship's doctor/linguist  

Feb 16   Kentucky passes law permitting women to attend school under conditions on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history the British Parliament passes an act suspending the constitution in Lower Canada.  

Feb 18   On this day in history ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist  

Feb 18   The birth of Ernst Mach, British Physicist, after whom Mach speed numbers are named in the year 1838.  

Feb 20   James Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Friedrich Johann Eck, composer, dies at 70 in the year 1838.  

Feb 22   Pierre Jules Cesar Janssen, discoverer of hydrogen in Sun in the year 1838.  

Feb 23   In the year 1838 gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

Feb 24   In the year 1838 thomas Benton Smith, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1923  

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Famous Birthdays In 1838

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1838 birth of william Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person)  

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898 was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1838

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 13   In the year 1838 ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 16   In the year 1838 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 in the year 1838.  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   In the year 1838 osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

Feb 01   In the year 1838 abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

Feb 05   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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