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Historical Events In 1838

Friday, 24 January 2020

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

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 in the year 1838.  

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

Jan 06   In the year 1838 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   On this day in history samuel Morse gives the first demonstration of the electric telegraph  

Jan 08   1st telegraph message sent using dots & dashes (NJ) in the year 1838.  

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   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   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   On this day in history pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

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

Jan 26   Tennessee becomes 1st state to prohibit alcohol in the year 1838.  

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

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

Jan 30   On this day in history osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 06   In the year 1838 birth of max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

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

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

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

Feb 12   In the year 1838 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   Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

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

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1838.  

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