On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1838

Historical Events

  • Myall Creek Massacre: about 50 Wirrayaraay indigenous people killed by New South Wales Mounted Police (seven men later the first ever to be hanged for killing Australian Aborigines) [1]
  • Tennessee enacts the first prohibition law in the United States
1838 Highlights

About January 26, 1838

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius