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Historical Events In 1837

Thursday, 09 April 2020

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

Oct 18   Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter in the year 1837.  

Oct 26   On this day in history james Lawlor Kiernan, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869  

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   On this day in history jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69  

Nov 07   In the year 1837 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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 09   On this day in history alfred Holmes, composer  

Nov 15   On this day in history isaac Pitman introduces his steno system  

Nov 15   The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published on this day in history.  

Nov 17   David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1837 thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times  

Nov 23   John van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States) in the year 1837.  

Nov 28   John Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 14   William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 24   On this day in history sissi, Emperor of Austria  

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

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer on this day in history.  

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   Canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo in the year 1837.  

Dec 29   In the year 1837 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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