On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1838

Historical Events

  • Huskar Colliery Mining Disaster in Silkstone England: mining pit floods drown 26 children, leads to 1842 'Mines and Collieries Act' bans women and children working underground
  • Iowa Territory is organised from Wisconsin Territory, lasting until 1846
1838 Highlights

About July 4, 1838

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer