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Historical Events In 1837

Sunday, 24 March 2019

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

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

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

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 in the year 1837.  

Nov 08   In the year 1837 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 21   Thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times on this day in history.  

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   Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 28   In the year 1837 benjamin Johnson Lang, composer  

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   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   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   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   In the year 1837 birth of carlos Troyer, composer  

Jan 16   James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history birth of william Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   John Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84 in the year 1837.  

Jan 23   John Field, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1837.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1837 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   Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 in the year 1837.  

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

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