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Historical Events In 1837

Friday, 08 November 2019

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

Oct 29   In the year 1837 abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)  

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   Abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill on this day in history.  

Nov 07   On this day in history 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   On this day in history mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women  

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 in the year 1837.  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history david Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao  

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

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) in the year 1837.  

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

Dec 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1837 sissi, Emperor of Austria  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1837.  

Dec 26   Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1837 benjamin Johnson Lang, composer  

Dec 28   In the year 1837 upper Canada Governor Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 approves raising of six regiments of incorporated militia to head off potential rebellion  

Dec 29   In the year 1837 canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   In the year 1837 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   Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau) was born in the year 1837.  

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   On this day in history birth of carlos Troyer, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1837 birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

Jan 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel  

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 on this day in history.  

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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