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Historical Events In 1838

Sunday, 13 October 2019

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

Feb 25   In the year 1838 london pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours  

Feb 26   On this day in history rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels  

Feb 26   On this day in history wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

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

Mar 01   Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1838.  

Mar 04   Paul Lacome, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

Mar 08   US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes) in the year 1838.  

Mar 12   On this day in history william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)  

Mar 15   In the year 1838 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)  

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

Mar 18   Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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

Mar 24   Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1838.  

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

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

Apr 03   Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) in the year 1838.  

Apr 05   Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist in the year 1838.  

Apr 06   In the year 1838 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer  

Apr 17   J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 in the year 1838.  

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   In the year 1838 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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