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Historical Events In 1837

Monday, 27 May 2019

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) in the year 1837.  

Oct 31   Collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die in the year 1837.  

Nov 04   Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1837.  

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

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   Isaac Pitman introduces his steno system on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 23   In the year 1837 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   On this day in history charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864  

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   On this day in history a Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)  

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

Dec 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   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.  

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   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   On this day in history birth of casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

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

Jan 12   In the year 1837 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   In the year 1837 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   In the year 1837 john Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1837 alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37  

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

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

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