On This Day

What Happened on September 1, 1838

Famous Deaths


Person of interestWilliam Clark

William Clark, American explorer, soldier, Indian agent and territorial governor who led the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804-06 and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States, dies at 68

Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition William Clark
Explorer and Leader of Lewis & Clark Expedition
William Clark

1838 Highlights

About September 1, 1838

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo