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Historical Events In 1838

Monday, 04 July 2022

Feb 25   In the year 1838 canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River  

Feb 25   London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours in the year 1838.  

Feb 26   In the year 1838 rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels  

Feb 26   In the year 1838 wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

Feb 28   Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Qu├ębec) on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1838 gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest  

Mar 02   David Duffle Wood, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 03   George William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit) in the year 1838.  

Mar 03   Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Paul Lacome, composer in the year 1838.  

Mar 06   On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna  

Mar 08   In the year 1838 uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)  

Mar 12   In the year 1838 william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)  

Mar 15   Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land) on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter  

Mar 22   On this day in history hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73  

Mar 24   Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Mar 31   On this day in history leon Dierx, French poet  

Apr 03   On this day in history francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57  

Apr 03   Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1838 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist  

Apr 06   On this day in history jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74  

Apr 08   Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) in the year 1838.  

Apr 09   National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London in the year 1838.  

Apr 09   National Galley opens in London on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer in the year 1838.  

Apr 11   In the year 1838 pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40  

Apr 12   In the year 1838 john Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician  

Apr 12   Rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada in the year 1838.  

Apr 16   Karel Bendl, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1838 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71  

Apr 18   In the year 1838 wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails  

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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   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   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   On this day in history birth of yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)  

Feb 12   Charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898 was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   In the year 1838 osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

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  

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