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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Feb 25   On this day in history canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River  

Feb 25   In the year 1838 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   Wendelin Weissheimer, composer in the year 1838.  

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

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

Mar 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paul Lacome, composer  

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

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1838.  

Mar 31   In the year 1838 leon Dierx, French poet  

Apr 03   Francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57 in the year 1838.  

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   National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London on this day in history.  

Apr 09   In the year 1838 national Galley opens in London  

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   In the year 1838 joseph Leopold Rockel, composer  

Apr 11   Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 in the year 1838.  

Apr 12   John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician in the year 1838.  

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   Karel Bendl, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   Wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails in the year 1838.  

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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 in the year 1838.  

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

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

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

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

Jan 23   On this day in history arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

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   On this day in history abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

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

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