Historical Events In 1838
Tuesday, 19 February 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 On this day in history rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels
Feb 26 In the year 1838 wendelin Weissheimer, composer
Feb 28 In the year 1838 robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec)
Mar 01 In the year 1838 gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer on this day in history.
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 On this day in history paul Lacome, composer
Mar 06 On this day in history franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna
Mar 08 On this day in history uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
Mar 12 William Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye) in the year 1838.
Mar 15 In the year 1838 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)
Mar 16 In the year 1838 nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64
Mar 18 Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter on this day in history.
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 Leon Dierx, French poet on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
Apr 03 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) on this day in history.
Apr 05 Alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist on this day in history.
Apr 06 Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1838.
Apr 09 National Galley opens in London in the year 1838.
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 On this day in history joseph Leopold Rockel, composer
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 In the year 1838 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 In the year 1838 j Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71
Apr 18 On this day in history wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails