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Historical Events In 1838

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Apr 21   In the year 1838 john Muir, US, naturalist/discoverer (glaciers in High Seirras)  

Apr 21   On this day in history the birth of John Muir, American naturalist  

Apr 22   English steamship "Sirius" docks in NYC after Atlantic crossing in the year 1838.  

Apr 23   Alfred J Verwee, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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   Fire destroys half of Charleston in the year 1838.  

Apr 28   In the year 1838 tobias M Carel Asser, Holland, advocate of world law (Nobel 1911)  

Apr 30   Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation on this day in history.  

May 06   On this day in history alfred Humphreys Pease, composer  

May 10   In the year 1838 james, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman  

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

May 24   In the year 1838 paul Laband, German lawyer  

May 28   In the year 1838 basil Wilson Duke, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1916  

May 28   Thomas Busby, composer, dies in the year 1838.  

May 31   Henry Sidgwick, English philosopher (Wife at University) on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Servaas Daems, [Peeter Klein], Flemish writer (Lute & Flute) in the year 1838.  

Jun 10   Meyer E van Beem, actor (Black Venus) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 11   Iowa Territory is organized on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Hopkins Observatory, dedicated in Williamstown, Mass in the year 1838.  

Jun 12   Territory of Iowa organized on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   On this day in history bankim C Chattopadhyaya, writer (Kapala-Kundala)  

Jun 23   Edwin Henry Stoughton, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 on this day in history.  

Jun 24   Gustav von Schmoller, German economist (Lectern Socialism) on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, Bengali novelist (Anandamath) in the year 1838.  

Jun 28   On this day in history britain's Queen Victoria crowned in Westminster Abbey  

Jul 07   Central American federation is dissolved on this day in history.  

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   The birth of Graf von Zeppelin, Designer of the Zeppelin airships in the year 1838.  

Jul 10   Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43 on this day in history.  

Jul 11   In the year 1838 john Wanamaker, merchant (Wanamakers Dept Store)  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person)  

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 06   Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1838 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   Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53 in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   On this day in history aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

Jan 20   On this day in history pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

Feb 01   On this day in history abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

Feb 05   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1838.  

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