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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Qu├ębec)  

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 in the year 1838.  

Mar 04   On this day in history paul Lacome, composer  

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   In the year 1838 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)  

Mar 16   In the year 1838 nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64  

Mar 18   Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

Mar 22   On this day in history hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73  

Mar 24   Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1838.  

Mar 31   Leon Dierx, French poet on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1838.  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1838 rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada  

Apr 16   Karel Bendl, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 17   In the year 1838 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71  

Apr 18   On this day in history wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails  

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Famous Birthdays In 1838

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1838 birth of william Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

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   In the year 1838 birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 06   In the year 1838 birth of yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)  

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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1838.  

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 in the year 1838.  

Jan 28   In the year 1838 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]  

Jan 30   On this day in history osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

Feb 01   Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 in the year 1838.  

Feb 05   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1838.  

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