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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 Qu├ębec)  

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  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

Jan 06   In the year 1838 birth of max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born in the year 1838.  

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   In the year 1838 ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 16   In the year 1838 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1838.  

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1838 abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

Feb 05   On this day in history philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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