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Historical Events In 1838

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

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

Jan 01   On this day in history william Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

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

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   In the year 1838 samuel Morse gives the first demonstration of the electric telegraph  

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

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

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   In the year 1838 arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

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

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] on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail in the year 1838.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Kentucky passes law permitting women to attend school under conditions in the year 1838.  

Feb 16   The British Parliament passes an act suspending the constitution in Lower Canada in the year 1838.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 23   On this day in history gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1838 birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1838 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   On this day in history arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

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   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1838.  

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