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Historical Events In 1837

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Jul 13   Queen Victoria is 1st monarch to live in present Buckingham Palace in the year 1837.  

Jul 20   Hans Sommer, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter on this day in history.  

Jul 25   On this day in history the first commercial use of an electric telegraph was successfully demonstrated by William Cooke and Charles Wheatstone on 25 July 1837 between Euston and Camden Town in London.  

Jul 27   US Mint opens in Charlotte, NC in the year 1837.  

Jul 28   On this day in history christian Barnekow, composer  

Jul 28   In the year 1837 john Ross, composer, dies at 73  

Jul 30   Elon John Farnsworth, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 in the year 1837.  

Jul 31   William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865 on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1837 walter Geikie, painter, dies  

Aug 05   On this day in history 1st ascent of Mt Marcy (5,344') highest in Adirondack, NY  

Aug 11   Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated in the year 1837.  

Aug 16   Emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Theodore Dubois, composer in the year 1837.  

Aug 27   In the year 1837 heinrich Urban, composer  

Aug 28   On this day in history pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce  

Aug 30   Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   James Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925 on this day in history.  

Sep 06   Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men) in the year 1837.  

Sep 15   On this day in history leo van Gheluwe, composer  

Sep 16   On this day in history pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61)  

Sep 16   Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61), dies in the year 1837.  

Sep 19   On this day in history adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer  

Sep 21   Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1837 richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80  

Oct 01   On this day in history "Racer's" Hurricane (Gulf of Mexico)  

Oct 01   On this day in history treaty with Winnebago Indians  

Oct 05   Hortense de Beauharnais, French queen of Neth (1806-10), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77  

Oct 08   On this day in history otto Winter-Hjelm, composer  

Oct 09   On this day in history charles Fourier, French utopian socialist (Harmony universal), dies  

Oct 09   In the year 1837 steamboat "Home" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100  

Oct 11   Samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1837 frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62  

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Famous Birthdays In 1837

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

Jan 12   Carlos Troyer, composer was born in the year 1837.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1837 birth of william Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of david Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910)  

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   In the year 1837 john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

Jan 23   In the year 1837 john Field, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 29   Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel died in the year 1837.  

Feb 07   King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37  

Feb 12   Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 in the year 1837.  

Feb 13   Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809 died on this day in history.  

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