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Historical Events In 1838

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Apr 21   John Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   The birth of John Muir, American naturalist in the year 1838.  

Apr 22   On this day in history english steamship "Sirius" docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing  

Apr 23   In the year 1838 alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter  

Apr 23   On this day in history english steamship "Great Western" crossing Atlantic docks in NYC  

Apr 23   John W Janssens, gov-gen of Cape Colony/Dutch-Indies, dies at 75 in the year 1838.  

Apr 27   On this day in history fire destroys half of Charleston  

Apr 28   On this day in history tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)  

Apr 30   On this day in history nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation  

May 06   In the year 1838 alfred Humphreys Pease, composer  

May 10   On this day in history james, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman  

May 23   In the year 1838 john W Janssens, gov-gen (Cape Colony), dies at 75  

May 24   Paul Laband, German lawyer on this day in history.  

May 28   Basil Wilson Duke, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1916 on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history thomas Busby, composer, dies  

May 31   In the year 1838 henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Wife at University)  

Jun 04   Servaas Daems, [Peeter Klein], Flemish writer (Lute & Flute) on this day in history.  

Jun 10   Meyer E van Beem, actor (Black Venus) in the year 1838.  

Jun 10   Myall Creek Massacre in Australia: 28 Aboriginal Australians are murdered on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Iowa Territory is organized in the year 1838.  

Jun 12   Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Territory of Iowa organized in the year 1838.  

Jun 12   The Iowa Territory is organized in the U.S on this day in history.  

Jun 17   Bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Kapala-Kundala) on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 in the year 1838.  

Jun 24   Gustav von Schmoller, German economist (Lectern Socialism) in the year 1838.  

Jun 27   Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Bengali novelist (Anandamath) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   In the year 1838 britain's Queen Victoria crowned in Westminster Abbey  

Jul 07   In the year 1838 central American federation is dissolved  

Jul 08   Arabs attack Jewish community of Safed on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, inventor (rigid dirigibles)  

Jul 08   On this day in history the birth of Graf von Zeppelin, Designer of the Zeppelin airships  

Jul 10   Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43 in the year 1838.  

Jul 11   John Wanamaker, merchant (Wanamakers Dept Store) 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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 23   In the year 1838 arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67  

Jan 28   On this day in history aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS]  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail in the year 1838.  

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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