Historical Events In 1837
Thursday, 23 January 2020
Oct 17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 in the year 1837.
Oct 18 On this day in history friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter
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 Collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die on this day in history.
Nov 04 Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.
Nov 07 On this day in history abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill
Nov 07 In the year 1837 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 Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1837 floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens
Nov 21 Thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times in the year 1837.
Nov 23 John van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States) on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history john Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid)
Dec 02 Charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864 in the year 1837.
Dec 05 Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres in the year 1837.
Dec 14 William Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892 in the year 1837.
Dec 18 In the year 1837 a Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)
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 Battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo
Dec 29 On this day in history 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 Steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine in the year 1837.