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Historical Events In 1837

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Oct 14   Ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908 on this day in history.  

Oct 16   John Francis Barnett, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1837 abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill  

Nov 07   On this day in history elijah P Lovejoy, publisher, murdered by pro-slavery mob at 34  

Nov 07   In the year 1837 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   On this day in history mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women  

Nov 08   On this day in history mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts-1st US college founded for women  

Nov 09   Alfred Holmes, composer in the year 1837.  

Nov 15   Isaac Pitman introduces his steno system in the year 1837.  

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

Nov 17   In the year 1837 david Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao  

Nov 19   On this day in history floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens  

Nov 21   On this day in history thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times  

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

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   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 in the year 1837.  

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

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   In the year 1837 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 in the year 1837.  

Dec 29   Canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo 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   Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5] was born in the year 1837.  

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   On this day in history birth of william Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)  

Jan 20   David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910) was born on this day in history.  

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   John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 in the year 1837.  

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

Jan 29   Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel died in the year 1837.  

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 in the year 1837.  

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

Feb 13   Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809 died in the year 1837.  

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