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Historical Events In 1838

Friday, 08 November 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 06   Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1838 kentucky passes law permitting women to attend school under conditions  

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   On this day in history the birth of Ernst Mach, British Physicist, after whom Mach speed numbers are named  

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

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   Gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901 in the year 1838.  

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

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

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   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 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

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

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