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Historical Events In 1838

Tuesday, 07 July 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   On this day in history joel Asaph Allen, US zoologist (Rule of Allen)  

Jul 23   On this day in history edouard [Judas] Colonne, composer/violinist  

Jul 28   In the year 1838 bernhard Henrik Crusell, composer, dies at 62  

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   Emancipation of British slaves on Bahamas on this day in history.  

Aug 12   In the year 1838 joseph Barnby, conductor/academic principal  

Aug 18   On this day in history 1st US marine expedition  

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   Mt Holyoke Female Seminary (South Hadley, Mass) 1st graduating class in the year 1838.  

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

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

Sep 02   In the year 1838 liliuokalani, [Lydia Paki], last queen of Hawaii (1891-93)  

Sep 03   Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor in the year 1838.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden in the year 1838.  

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

Sep 19   Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake on this day in history.  

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   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 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 in the year 1838.  

Jan 04   In the year 1838 birth of charles Stratton, [General Tom Thumb] (famous short person)  

Jan 05   Camille Jordan, French mathematician (d. 1922) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   In the year 1838 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   On this day in history birth of henry Irving, [John H Brodribb], Engld, knighted 1895/actor (Hamlet)  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   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   Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1838.  

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] on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Osceola, chief of Seminole indians, dies in jail in the year 1838.  

Feb 01   Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1838 philippe Libon, composer, dies at 62  

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