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Historical Events In 1838

Monday, 24 June 2019

Feb 25   On this day in history canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River  

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

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

Feb 26   In the year 1838 wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

Feb 28   In the year 1838 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 in the year 1838.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1838 rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada  

Mar 04   Paul Lacome, composer in the year 1838.  

Mar 06   In the year 1838 franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna  

Mar 08   US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter  

Mar 22   Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1838 thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72  

Mar 31   Leon Dierx, French poet on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1838 francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57  

Apr 03   In the year 1838 leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1838 jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74  

Apr 08   In the year 1838 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)  

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

Apr 09   In the year 1838 national Galley opens in London  

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   On this day in history joseph Leopold Rockel, composer  

Apr 11   Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 in the year 1838.  

Apr 12   On this day in history john Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician  

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

Apr 16   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer  

Apr 17   J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1838.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

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   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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