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Historical Events In 1837

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Oct 14   On this day in history ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908  

Oct 16   John Francis Barnett, composer in the year 1837.  

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

Oct 18   In the year 1837 friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter  

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

Oct 29   Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12) in the year 1837.  

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   Abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill in the year 1837.  

Nov 07   Elijah P Lovejoy, publisher, murdered by pro-slavery mob at 34 in the year 1837.  

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   In the year 1837 mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women  

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

Nov 09   Alfred Holmes, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 17   David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao in the year 1837.  

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   In the year 1837 john Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid)  

Dec 02   Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history john Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

Dec 24   Sissi, Emperor of Austria in the year 1837.  

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 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 in the year 1837.  

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   On this day in history canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo  

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Famous Birthdays In 1837

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1837 birth of mili Alexeyevich Balakirev, Nizhny-Novgorod, Russia, composer (Tamara)  

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 in the year 1837.  

Jan 12   In the year 1837 birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

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 in the year 1837.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 07   King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778) died in the year 1837.  

Feb 10   Alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1837 death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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