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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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

Jan 01   On this day in history the first official horse race in South Australia-Adelaide  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   1st telegraph message sent using dots & dashes (NJ) in the year 1838.  

Jan 08   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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 08   In the year 1838 rebellion at Amherstburg, Ontario breaks out  

Jan 08   On this day in history the first telegraph message sent using dots & dashes, New Jersey  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Tennessee becomes 1st state to prohibit alcohol on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 05   On this day in history philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 16   In the year 1838 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   Ernst Mach, Chirlitz-Turas Austria, physicist/philosopher/psychologist in the year 1838.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1838 james Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

Feb 22   On this day in history friedrich Johann Eck, composer, dies at 70  

Feb 22   On this day in history pierre Jules Cesar Janssen, discoverer of hydrogen in Sun  

Feb 23   Gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 on this day in history.  

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

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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   On this day in history birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1838 pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1838 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]  

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 05   In the year 1838 philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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