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Historical Events In 1838

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Feb 25   Canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River in the year 1838.  

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 26   In the year 1838 wendelin Weissheimer, composer  

Feb 28   On this day in history robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Qu├ębec)  

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   In the year 1838 george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)  

Mar 03   Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Paul Lacome, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 12   In the year 1838 william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)  

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   Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history leon Dierx, French poet  

Apr 03   Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1838 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 in the year 1838.  

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   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   In the year 1838 joseph Leopold Rockel, composer  

Apr 11   In the year 1838 pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40  

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

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   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer  

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

Apr 18   Wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 04   Charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 06   In the year 1838 birth of max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born in the year 1838.  

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   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 20   On this day in history pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail in the year 1838.  

Feb 01   Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1838 philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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