Historical Events In 1838
Sunday, 27 September 2020
Feb 25 In the year 1838 canadian militia routs American republican sympathizers on Fighting Island, in the Detroit River
Feb 25 London pedestrian walks 20 miles backward then forward in 8 hours on this day in history.
Feb 26 In the year 1838 rensselaer Van Rensselaer invades Pelee Island in Lake Erie with 500 American sympathizers of the Canadian rebels
Feb 26 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 03 On this day in history george William Hill, US astronomer (calculated Moon's orbit)
Mar 03 Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history paul Lacome, composer
Mar 06 In the year 1838 franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna
Mar 08 On this day in history uS mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
Mar 12 On this day in history william Perkin, inventor (1st artificial dye)
Mar 15 In the year 1838 alice Cunningham Fletcher, ethnologist (Stranger in Her Native Land)
Mar 16 Nathaniel Bowditch, astronomer/navigation expert, dies at 64 on this day in history.
Mar 18 Jan B Stobbaerts, Flemish painter in the year 1838.
Mar 22 On this day in history hendrik Fagel, Dutch/English baron, dies at 73
Mar 24 Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1838.
Mar 31 On this day in history leon Dierx, French poet
Apr 03 In the year 1838 francesco Antommarchi, Napoleon's physician on St Helena, dies at 57
Apr 03 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82) in the year 1838.
Apr 05 In the year 1838 alpheus Hyatt, US, invertebrate paleontologist
Apr 06 Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Apr 08 On this day in history steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC)
Apr 09 National Gallery re-opens in its new dedicated building in Trafalgar Square London in the year 1838.
Apr 09 National Galley opens in London in the year 1838.
Apr 09 In the year 1838 steamship "Great Western" maiden voyage (Bristol England to NYC) beginning of the end of the Age of Sail
Apr 11 In the year 1838 joseph Leopold Rockel, composer
Apr 11 On this day in history pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull), murdered at 40
Apr 12 John Shaw Billings, US, librarian/army physician in the year 1838.
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 Karel Bendl, composer on this day in history.
Apr 17 J Schopenhauer, writer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Apr 18 On this day in history wilkes' expedition to South Pole sails