Historical Events In 1838
Thursday, 12 December 2019
Feb 25 Canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history 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 On this day in history wendelin Weissheimer, composer
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 In the year 1838 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 Paul Lacome, composer on this day in history.
Mar 06 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1838 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 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 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 In the year 1838 national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London
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 in the year 1838.
Apr 11 Joseph Leopold Rockel, composer on this day in history.
Apr 11 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 on this day in history.
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.