Historical Events In 1838
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Feb 25 Canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history 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 in the year 1838.
Feb 26 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer on this day in history.
Feb 28 Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec) in the year 1838.
Mar 01 In the year 1838 gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer in the year 1838.
Mar 03 On this day in history george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)
Mar 03 On this day in history rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada
Mar 04 Paul Lacome, composer on this day in history.
Mar 06 On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna
Mar 08 On this day in history uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
Mar 12 William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye) in the year 1838.
Mar 15 Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land) in the year 1838.
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 In the year 1838 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 In the year 1838 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 Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Apr 09 National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London on this day in history.
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 in the year 1838.
Apr 11 In the year 1838 joseph Leopold Rockel, composer
Apr 11 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 in the year 1838.
Apr 12 John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician on this day in history.
Apr 12 On this day in history rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada
Apr 16 In the year 1838 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