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Historical Events In 1837

Monday, 17 May 2021

Jul 13   Queen Victoria is 1st monarch to live in present Buckingham Palace on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1837 hans Sommer, composer  

Jul 24   In the year 1837 charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   On this day in history christian Barnekow, composer  

Jul 28   On this day in history john Ross, composer, dies at 73  

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

Jul 31   On this day in history william Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865  

Aug 01   Walter Geikie, painter, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 05   In the year 1837 1st ascent of Mt Marcy (5,344') highest in Adirondack, NY  

Aug 11   In the year 1837 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

Aug 16   Emile A H Seipgens, Dutch priest/beer brewer in the year 1837.  

Aug 24   Theodore Dubois, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history heinrich Urban, composer  

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

Aug 30   In the year 1837 ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85)  

Sep 02   On this day in history james Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1925  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1837 adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer  

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

Sep 23   Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1837 "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   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   On this day in history steamboat "Home" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100  

Oct 11   Samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71 in the year 1837.  

Oct 12   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   In the year 1837 birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

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

Jan 16   James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born in the year 1837.  

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

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   In the year 1837 john Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54  

Jan 20   John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 in the year 1837.  

Jan 23   On this day in history john Field, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 29   Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel died on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of king Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)  

Feb 10   Alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37 in the year 1837.  

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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