Historical Events In 1838
Monday, 24 June 2019
Feb 25 On this day in history canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River
Feb 25 In the year 1838 london pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours
Feb 26 Rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1838 wendelin Weissheimer, composer
Feb 28 In the year 1838 robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Québec)
Mar 01 Gabriele dell' Addolorata, [Francesco Possenti], Italian priest on this day in history.
Mar 02 David Duffle Wood, composer in the year 1838.
Mar 03 George William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit) in the year 1838.
Mar 03 In the year 1838 rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada
Mar 04 Paul Lacome, composer in the year 1838.
Mar 06 In the year 1838 franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna
Mar 08 US mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes) on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)
Mar 15 Alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land) on this day in history.
Mar 16 Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 18 In the year 1838 jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter
Mar 22 Hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73 on this day in history.
Mar 24 In the year 1838 thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
Mar 31 Leon Dierx, French poet on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1838 francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
Apr 03 In the year 1838 leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82)
Apr 05 In the year 1838 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
Apr 06 In the year 1838 jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74
Apr 08 In the year 1838 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)
Apr 09 On this day in history national Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London
Apr 09 In the year 1838 national Galley opens in London
Apr 09 Steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history joseph Leopold Rockel, composer
Apr 11 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40 in the year 1838.
Apr 12 On this day in history john Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician
Apr 12 In the year 1838 rebel Col. Samuel Lount and Captain Peter Matthews publicly hanged for treason and sedition during the Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada
Apr 16 On this day in history karel Bendl, composer
Apr 17 J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 in the year 1838.
Apr 18 In the year 1838 wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails