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Historical Events In 1838

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Jul 17   John Whites, hydraulic engineer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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   Edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62  

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   On this day in history emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas  

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

Aug 18   In the year 1838 1st US marine expedition  

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   Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) first graduating class on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1838 central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands  

Sep 07   Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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

Sep 14   John Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863 in the year 1838.  

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake on this day in history.  

Sep 23   Victoria Chaflin Woodhull, Ohio US, feminist/reformer on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law  

Sep 27   Antony E J Modderman, Dutch minister of Justice (1879-83) in the year 1838.  

Sep 29   Henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect on this day in history.  

Oct 01   Civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   In the year 1838 birth of yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)  

Feb 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ferdinand Reis, composer, dies at 53  

Jan 16   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 20   In the year 1838 pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64  

Jan 23   Arnold A Buyskes, Dutch vice-admiral/colonial director, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1838 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   In the year 1838 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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