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Historical Events In 1837

Monday, 18 February 2019

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 28   Christian Barnekow, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 28   John Ross, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   Elon John Farnsworth, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   William Clarke Quantrill, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1865 in the year 1837.  

Aug 01   Walter Geikie, painter, dies in the year 1837.  

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

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

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

Aug 24   Theodore Dubois, composer in the year 1837.  

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   Ellen Lewis Herndon Arthur, 1st lady (1881-85) in the year 1837.  

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

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

Sep 15   In the year 1837 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   Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer in the year 1837.  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80  

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

Oct 01   Treaty with Winnebago Indians in the year 1837.  

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   Charles Fourier, French utopian socialist (Harmony universal), dies in the year 1837.  

Oct 09   On this day in history steamboat "Home" sinks off Okracoke NC killing 100  

Oct 11   In the year 1837 samuel Wesley, composer (Exultate Deo), dies at 71  

Oct 12   Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62 in the year 1837.  

Oct 14   On this day in history ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908  

Oct 16   In the year 1837 john Francis Barnett, composer  

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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   In the year 1837 birth of casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

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

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

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

Jan 19   William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain) was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 20   In the year 1837 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   John Field, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1837.  

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

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

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

Feb 12   In the year 1837 ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50  

Feb 13   In the year 1837 death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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