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Historical Events In 1838

Thursday, 23 January 2020

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 in the year 1838.  

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

Jul 29   Jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1838.  

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

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

Aug 12   On this day in history joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history first US marine expedition  

Aug 21   In the year 1838 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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1838 frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1838 hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris  

Sep 11   John Ireland, Irish/US archbishop of St Paul in the year 1838.  

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

Sep 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1838 anton Mauve, painter/graphic artist/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh  

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

Sep 27   On this day in history 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   Civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992) on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1838 eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer, dies at 79  

Oct 08   In the year 1838 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   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   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1838 birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

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

Jan 28   Aleksandr I Polezjajev, Russian poet (Sasjka), dies at 33 [NS] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   In the year 1838 osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail  

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

Feb 05   Philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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