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Historical Events In 1837

Friday, 19 July 2019

Oct 17   On this day in history johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58  

Oct 18   Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter on this day in history.  

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

Oct 29   On this day in history abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)  

Oct 31   In the year 1837 collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die  

Nov 04   Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69 in the year 1837.  

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

Nov 07   Elijah P Lovejoy, publisher, murdered by pro-slavery mob at 34 on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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.  

Nov 08   Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women in the year 1837.  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1837 alfred Holmes, composer  

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

Nov 15   The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published in the year 1837.  

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) in the year 1837.  

Nov 28   John Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid) in the year 1837.  

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

Dec 05   In the year 1837 hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres  

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

Dec 18   A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP) in the year 1837.  

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

Dec 24   Sissi, Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1837 battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians  

Dec 25   Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner in the year 1837.  

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

Dec 26   Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 in the year 1837.  

Dec 28   Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer in the year 1837.  

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

Dec 29   Canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo on this day in history.  

Dec 29   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 in the year 1837.  

Dec 29   On this day in history steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine  

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Famous Birthdays In 1837

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history john Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54  

Jan 20   On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1837 death of aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel  

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   On this day in history ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50  

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

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