Historical Events In 1838
Thursday, 22 August 2019
Feb 25 Canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River in the year 1838.
Feb 25 On this day in history london pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1838 gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)
Mar 03 Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada in the year 1838.
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 Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64 in the year 1838.
Mar 18 On this day in history jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
Mar 22 Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73 in the year 1838.
Mar 24 On this day in history thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
Mar 31 Leon Dierx, French poet in the year 1838.
Apr 03 Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
Apr 05 On this day in history alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
Apr 06 Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Apr 08 Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1838 national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London
Apr 09 On this day in history national Galley opens in London
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 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer on this day in history.
Apr 11 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 on this day in history.
Apr 12 John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician on this day in history.
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 In the year 1838 karel Bendl, composer
Apr 17 In the year 1838 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
Apr 18 In the year 1838 wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails