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Historical Events In 1838

Thursday, 12 December 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   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 Qu├ębec) in the year 1838.  

Mar 01   Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest in the year 1838.  

Mar 02   In the year 1838 david Duffle Wood, composer  

Mar 03   On this day in history george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)  

Mar 03   On this day in history rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada  

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

Mar 06   Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1838 uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)  

Mar 12   On this day in history william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)  

Mar 15   In the year 1838 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)  

Mar 16   Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64 in the year 1838.  

Mar 18   In the year 1838 jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter  

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

Mar 24   In the year 1838 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   In the year 1838 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   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   Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail in the year 1838.  

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   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   In the year 1838 karel Bendl, composer  

Apr 17   On this day in history j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71  

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   On this day in history birth of william Hugh Young, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901  

Jan 04   Charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person) was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 05   In the year 1838 birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

Jan 06   Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1838 birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)  

Feb 12   Charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898 was born in the year 1838.  

Famous Deaths In 1838

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 13   On this day in history ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 16   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1838.  

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

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