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Historical Events In 1838

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Jul 17   On this day in history john Whites, hydraulic engineer, dies at 82  

Jul 19   Frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1838.  

Jul 19   Joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (Rule of Allen) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1838 liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93)  

Sep 03   On this day in history frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor  

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

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   On this day in history john Ireland, Irish/US archbishop of St Paul  

Sep 14   In the year 1838 john Pelham, Major (Confederate Army), died in 1863  

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

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

Sep 18   On this day in history anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh  

Sep 19   Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake in the year 1838.  

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

Sep 24   Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law on this day in history.  

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

Sep 29   In the year 1838 henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect  

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

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

Oct 08   John Milton Hay, politician (Union), died in 1905 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1838 birth of charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922)  

Jan 06   Max Bruch, Koln (Cologne), Germany, composer was born in the year 1838.  

Jan 16   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1838 aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [OS]  

Jan 20   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   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   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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