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1838 Calendar

1838 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1838 Historical Event(s)

  •  January 8, 1838 – Alfred Vail demonstrates a telegraph system using dots and dashes (this is the forerunner of Morse code).
  •  January 11, 1838 – Samuel Morse first successfully tests the electrical telegraph.
  •  January 26, 1838 – Tennessee enacts the first prohibition law in the United States
  •  February 17, 1838 – Weenen massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers along the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.
  •  February 28, 1838 – Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Quebec)
  •  August 1, 1838 – Non-labourer slaves in most of the British Empire are emancipated.
  •  September 18, 1838 – The Anti-Corn Law League is established by Richard Cobden.
  •  November 3, 1838The Times of India, the world’s largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce.
  •  November 5, 1838 – The Federal Republic of Central America begins to disintegrate when Nicaragua separates from the Federation.
  •  December 16, 1838 – Battle of Blood River: Voortrekkers led by Andries Pretorius and Sarel Cilliers defeat Zulu impis, led by Dambuza (Nzobo) and Ndlela kaSompisi in what is today KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Who Were Born On 1838?

  •  January 4, 1838 – Charles Sherwood Stratton, American circus performer (d. 1883)
  •  February 6, 1838 – Yisrael Meir Kagan, Chofetz Chayim (d. 1933)
  •  February 14, 1838 – Margaret E. Knight, American inventor, (d. 1914)
  •  February 18, 1838 – Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist (d. 1916)
  •  June 16, 1838 – Cushman Davis, American politician (d. 1900)
  •  July 23, 1838 – Edouard Judas Colonne, French violinist (d. 1910)
  •  September 11, 1838 – John Ireland, American archbishop (d. 1918)
  •  September 18, 1838 – Anton Mauve, Dutch artist (d. 1888)
  •  December 3, 1838 – Cleveland Abbe, American meteorologist (d. 1916)