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Historical Events In 1838

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

Jul 19   On this day in history frederic Nicolas Duvernoy, composer, dies at 72  

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

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   On this day in history jonathan Huntington, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 30   Eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal) on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 18   In the year 1838 1st US marine expedition  

Aug 18   In the year 1838 first US marine expedition  

Aug 21   A v Chamisso, writer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1838.  

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   In the year 1838 central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands  

Sep 07   Joseph Panny, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1838.  

Sep 08   In the year 1838 pietro Rovelli, composer, dies at 45  

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

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

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

Sep 16   James J Hill, Canada, RR entrepreneur (Great Northern Railroad) in the year 1838.  

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

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

Sep 29   On this day in history henry Hobson Richardson, St James LA, Romanesque revival architect  

Oct 01   On this day in history civil Code enforced (- Jan 1, 1992)  

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

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   Charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Franz Brentano, German philosopher and psychologist (d. 1917) was born in the year 1838.  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

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

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

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 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] in the year 1838.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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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