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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 Qu├ębec) 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.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1838 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   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   In the year 1838 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   In the year 1838 philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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