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Historical Events In 1837

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Mar 04   Weekly Advocate changes its name to the Colored American on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history henry Draper, Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)  

Mar 12   Felix Alexandre Guilmant, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Nikita P Panin, Russian diplomat/min of Foreign affairs, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history charles Ammi Cutter, US librarian (Expansive classification)  

Mar 18   On this day in history grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)  

Mar 19   Robert Daniel Johnston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1919 on this day in history.  

Mar 23   In the year 1837 joseph Wieniawski, composer  

Mar 24   On this day in history canada gives blacks the right to vote  

Mar 24   On this day in history philips, Count of Flanders Belgium  

Mar 26   Joseph Lincke, composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1837 felix Mendelssohn marries Cécile Jeanrenaud  

Mar 29   Maria Fitzherbert, morganatic wife of King George IV, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Death of English landscape painter John Constable in the year 1837.  

Mar 31   On this day in history john Constable, English painter/water colors painter, dies at 60  

Mar 31   In the year 1837 robert Ross McBurney, 1st paid secretary of the YMCA  

Apr 03   John Burroughs, writer/nature enthusiast (Burroughs Medal namesake) in the year 1837.  

Apr 05   Algernon Charles Swinburne, England, poet (Atalanta in Calydon) in the year 1837.  

Apr 11   On this day in history ephraim Elmer Ellsworth, Col (Union Army), died in 1861  

Apr 15   In the year 1837 horace Porter, Bvt Brig General (Union Army), died in 1921  

Apr 17   Edouard viscount de Walckiers, very wealthy slave trader, dies in the year 1837.  

Apr 17   In the year 1837 john Pierpont Morgan, US banker/CEO (US Steel)  

Apr 17   On this day in history the birth of John Pierpont Morgan, American industrialist  

Apr 19   Cheyney University forms as the Institute for Colored Youth on this day in history.  

Apr 21   Fredrik Bajer, Denmark, politican/feminist/pacifist (Nobel 1908) in the year 1837.  

Apr 24   In the year 1837 friedrich von Holstein, German diplomat (die graue Eminenz)  

Apr 25   William Charles Levey, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1837 alfred Gaul, composer  

May 02   Henry Martyn Robert, parliamentarian (Robert's Rules of Order) in the year 1837.  

May 03   On this day in history the University of Athens is founded.  

May 05   In the year 1837 niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer/bandmaster, dies at 85  

May 09   On this day in history "Sherrod" burns in Mississippi River below Natchez Miss; 175 dies  

May 09   "Sherrod" burns in Mississippi River below Natchez MS; 175 dies in the year 1837.  

May 09   Adam Opel, German manufacturer (cycling, motorcars) in the year 1837.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1837

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)  

Jan 04   Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau) was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 05   A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5] was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 12   Adolf Jensen, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1837 birth of carlos Troyer, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1837 birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

Jan 19   William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1837

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history john Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54  

Jan 20   John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   John Field, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history death of aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel  

Feb 07   In the year 1837 death of king Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)  

Feb 10   Alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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