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Historical Events In 1838

Saturday, 25 May 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   Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (Rule of Allen) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1838 edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist  

Jul 28   Bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1838.  

Jul 29   In the year 1838 jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 30   In the year 1838 eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal)  

Aug 01   Emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas in the year 1838.  

Aug 12   Joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal on this day in history.  

Aug 18   1st US marine expedition on this day in history.  

Aug 18   First US marine expedition in the year 1838.  

Aug 21   On this day in history a v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57  

Aug 23   In the year 1838 mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class  

Aug 23   In the year 1838 mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) first graduating class  

Sep 01   In the year 1838 william Clark, 2nd lt of Lewis & Clark Expedition, dies at 68  

Sep 02   Liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93) in the year 1838.  

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

Sep 05   Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43  

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

Sep 10   On this day in history hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris  

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   James J Hill, Canada, RR entrepreneur (Great Northern Railroad) on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1838 anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden  

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

Sep 19   In the year 1838 ephraim Morris patents railroad brake  

Sep 23   In the year 1838 victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio US, feminist/reformer  

Sep 24   Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law in the year 1838.  

Sep 27   In the year 1838 antony E J Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83)  

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

Oct 01   In the year 1838 civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992)  

Oct 04   Eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   John Milton Hay, politician (Union), died in 1905 in the year 1838.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1838 birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

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 in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 12   In the year 1838 birth of charles Carroll Walcott, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1898  

Famous Deaths In 1838

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 13   Ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

Feb 01   In the year 1838 abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71  

Feb 05   On this day in history philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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