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Historical Events In 1838

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Jul 17   In the year 1838 john Whites, hydraulic engineer, dies at 82  

Jul 19   Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (Rule of Allen)  

Jul 23   On this day in history edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist  

Jul 28   Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal)  

Aug 01   On this day in history emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas  

Aug 12   Joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal in the year 1838.  

Aug 18   On this day in history 1st US marine expedition  

Aug 18   On this day in history first US marine expedition  

Aug 21   A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57 in the year 1838.  

Aug 23   On this day in history mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class  

Aug 23   Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) first graduating class in the year 1838.  

Sep 01   William Clark, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 68 in the year 1838.  

Sep 02   On this day in history liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93)  

Sep 03   Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands in the year 1838.  

Sep 07   In the year 1838 joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43  

Sep 08   Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1838.  

Sep 10   Hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris in the year 1838.  

Sep 11   In the year 1838 john Ireland, Irish/US archbishop of St Paul  

Sep 14   John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1838 james J Hill, Canada, RR entrepreneur (Great Northern Railroad)  

Sep 18   Anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh on this day in history.  

Sep 19   On this day in history ephraim Morris patents railroad brake  

Sep 23   On this day in history victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio US, feminist/reformer  

Sep 24   In the year 1838 anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law  

Sep 27   Antony E J Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83) on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect in the year 1838.  

Oct 01   Civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992) in the year 1838.  

Oct 04   Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1838.  

Oct 08   On this day in history john Milton Hay, politician (Union), died in 1905  

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Famous Birthdays In 1838

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1838 birth of franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917)  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born on this day in history.  

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] on this day in history.  

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   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1838 philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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