Historical Events In 1838
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 In the year 1838 rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels
Feb 26 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer in the year 1838.
Feb 28 On this day in history robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec)
Mar 01 In the year 1838 gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer in the year 1838.
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 In the year 1838 paul Lacome, composer
Mar 06 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna in the year 1838.
Mar 08 In the year 1838 uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
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 on this day in history.
Mar 18 Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter in the year 1838.
Mar 22 Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73 on this day in history.
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 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1838 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
Apr 06 On this day in history jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 11 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer on this day in history.
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 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 Karel Bendl, composer in the year 1838.
Apr 17 J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1838.
Apr 18 In the year 1838 wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails