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Historical Events In 1837

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Jul 24   Charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter in the year 1837.  

Jul 25   In the year 1837 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   On this day in history uS Mint opens in Charlotte, NC  

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   In the year 1837 william Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

Aug 01   On this day in history walter Geikie, painter, dies  

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

Aug 11   Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on this day in history.  

Aug 16   On this day in history emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer  

Aug 24   Theodore Dubois, composer in the year 1837.  

Aug 27   Heinrich Urban, composer in the year 1837.  

Aug 28   Pharmacists John Lea & William Perrins manufactures Worcester Sauce on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85)  

Sep 02   James Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925 in the year 1837.  

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

Sep 15   Leo van Gheluwe, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 16   In the year 1837 pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61)  

Sep 16   Pedro V van Alcantara, king of Portugal (1853-61), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores in the year 1837.  

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   In the year 1837 treaty with Winnebago Indians  

Oct 05   In the year 1837 hortense de Beauharnais, French queen of Neth (1806-10), dies at 54  

Oct 06   Jean-Francois Le Sueur, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Otto Winter-Hjelm, composer in the year 1837.  

Oct 09   Charles Fourier, French utopian socialist (Harmony universal), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 09   Steamboat "Home" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100 in the year 1837.  

Oct 11   On this day in history samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71  

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

Oct 14   Ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   John Francis Barnett, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1837

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1837 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   On this day in history birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

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

Jan 12   Carlos Troyer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on this day in history.  

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   John Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54 in the year 1837.  

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   On this day in history death of king Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)  

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

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

Feb 13   Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809 died in the year 1837.  

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