Historical Events in September 1838

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 3 Frederick Douglass escapes from slavery disguised as a sailor

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
  • Sep 5 Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands
  • Sep 10 Hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini" premieres in Paris
  • Sep 18 Anti-Corn Law League established by Richard Cobden
  • Sep 19 Ephraim Morris patents railroad brake
  • Sep 24 Anti-Corn-Law League forms to repeal English Corn Law