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 Québec) 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