Historical Events In 1838
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Feb 25 In the year 1838 canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River
Feb 25 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours on this day in history.
Feb 26 Rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels on this day in history.
Feb 26 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer on this day in history.
Feb 28 Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec) in the year 1838.
Mar 01 Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest in the year 1838.
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer in the year 1838.
Mar 03 On this day in history george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)
Mar 03 Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1838 paul Lacome, composer
Mar 06 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Mar 16 On this day in history nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64
Mar 18 On this day in history jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
Mar 22 On this day in history hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73
Mar 24 On this day in history thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
Mar 31 Leon Dierx, French poet on this day in history.
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) in the year 1838.
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) in the year 1838.
Apr 09 In the year 1838 national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London
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 On this day in history pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40
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.