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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Jan 01   1st official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide in the year 1838.  

Jan 01   The first official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide on this day in history.  

Jan 01   William Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 in the year 1838.  

Jan 04   In the year 1838 charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person)  

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

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

Jan 06   Samuel Morse gives the first demonstration of the electric telegraph on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1838 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   The first telegraph message sent using dots & dashes, New Jersey on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] in the year 1838.  

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

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   On this day in history tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1838.  

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

Feb 12   On this day in history charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898  

Feb 14   Margaret Knight, inventor, "the female Thomas Edison" on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Arnoldus Pannevis, South African ship's doctor/linguist on this day in history.  

Feb 16   On this day in history kentucky passes law permitting women to attend school under conditions  

Feb 16   In the year 1838 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   On this day in history james Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

Feb 22   Friedrich Johann Eck, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Pierre Jules Cesar Janssen, discoverer of hydrogen in Sun on this day in history.  

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

Feb 24   Thomas Benton Smith, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1923 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1838

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

Jan 06   Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born in the year 1838.  

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

Famous Deaths In 1838

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 13   On this day in history ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

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

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

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   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail in the year 1838.  

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 in the year 1838.  

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