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Explosion of a tower of the fortress of San Juan de Ulúa as seen from a French corvette;  Painting by Horace Emil Jean Vernet
Between Mexico and France it comes to the Pastry War .
Convention thaler from 1822 (left) and from 1813
With the Dresden coin agreement
, the convention thaler is finally ousted.
1838 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1286/87 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1830/31 (10/11 September)
Bengali solar calendar 1243/44 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2381/82 (southern Buddhism); 2380/81 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 75th (76th) cycle

Year of the earth dog戊戌 ( at the beginning of the year fire rooster 丁酉)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1200/01 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4171/72 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1216/17
Islamic calendar 1253/1254 (turn of the year March 27-28)
Jewish calendar 5598/99 (September 19-20)
Coptic calendar 1554/55 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 1013/14
Seleucid era Babylon: 2148/49 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2149/50 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1894/95 (April)


Politics and world events

The dissolution of the Central American Confederation

The cake war

Other events in Latin America


Pitcairn satellite image





Monetary policy

Business start-ups

Title page of the first year from 1838


Potsdamer Bahnhof in Berlin, steel engraving from 1843

science and technology

Natural sciences

Fossil Mammalia by Richard Owen - title page of the 1st delivery of the 1st volume from 1838

Teaching and Research



Visual arts


Music and theater



Historical maps and views

United States 1838


January February

Max break
Ernst Mach, 1900

March April

Ernest Solvay (around 1900)

May June

July August

Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin

September October

Georges Bizet

November December

Emil Rathenau
Clemens Winkler, around 1875

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Osceola, Chief of the Seminoles, by George Catlin

Second half of the year

Exact date of death unknown

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