Historical Events In 1838
Friday, 05 March 2021
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 on this day in history.
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 Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec) in the year 1838.
Mar 01 On this day in history gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
Mar 02 On this day in history david Duffle Wood, composer
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 In the year 1838 paul Lacome, composer
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 William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye) on this day in history.
Mar 15 Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land) in the year 1838.
Mar 16 In the year 1838 nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64
Mar 18 In the year 1838 jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
Mar 22 Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73 in the year 1838.
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 Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 in the year 1838.
Apr 03 On this day in history leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
Apr 05 Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist on this day in history.
Apr 06 Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74 in the year 1838.
Apr 08 Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) in the year 1838.
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 in the year 1838.
Apr 09 In the year 1838 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail
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 Rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada on this day in history.
Apr 16 Karel Bendl, composer on this day in history.
Apr 17 In the year 1838 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
Apr 18 Wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails in the year 1838.