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Historical Events In 1837

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Oct 17   Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 in the year 1837.  

Oct 18   On this day in history friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter  

Oct 26   James Lawlor Kiernan, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 in the year 1837.  

Oct 29   Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12) on this day in history.  

Oct 31   Collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die on this day in history.  

Nov 04   Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill  

Nov 07   In the year 1837 elijah P Lovejoy, publisher, murdered by pro-slavery mob at 34  

Nov 07   In Alton, Illinois, abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is shot dead by a mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time on this day in history.  

Nov 08   Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women on this day in history.  

Nov 08   In the year 1837 mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts-1st US college founded for women  

Nov 09   In the year 1837 alfred Holmes, composer  

Nov 15   Isaac Pitman introduces his steno system on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1837 the shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published  

Nov 17   David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao in the year 1837.  

Nov 19   In the year 1837 floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens  

Nov 21   Thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times in the year 1837.  

Nov 23   John van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States) on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history john Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid)  

Dec 02   Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 in the year 1837.  

Dec 05   Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres in the year 1837.  

Dec 14   William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 in the year 1837.  

Dec 18   In the year 1837 a Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)  

Dec 19   John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 in the year 1837.  

Dec 24   In the year 1837 sissi, Emperor of Austria  

Dec 25   Battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1837 cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner  

Dec 26   Adm George Dewey, American naval hero of Manila on this day in history.  

Dec 26   On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

Dec 28   On this day in history benjamin Johnson Lang, composer  

Dec 28   Upper Canada Governor Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 approves raising of six regiments of incorporated militia to head off potential rebellion on this day in history.  

Dec 29   On this day in history canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo  

Dec 29   On this day in history royal Navy Commander Andrew Drew 1792-1878 and a group of Canadian militiamen cross the Niagara River to Fort Schlosser, and capture the American supply steamer Caroline, burn the ship and set her adrife in the river towards Niagra FAlls  

Dec 29   Steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine in the year 1837.  

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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   In the year 1837 birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

Jan 12   Adolf Jensen, composer was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of carlos Troyer, composer  

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   David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910) was born in the year 1837.  

Famous Deaths In 1837

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   John Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1837 john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

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

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

Feb 07   King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778) died in the year 1837.  

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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