On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1838

Historical Events

  • English steamship "Great Western" crosses the Atlantic docks in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Verwee, Flemish painter, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium (d. 1895)
1838 Highlights

About April 23, 1838

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus