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Historical Events In 1837

Monday, 16 September 2019

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

Oct 18   On this day in history 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) 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1837 mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women  

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   The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published in the year 1837.  

Nov 17   David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1837 john van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States)  

Nov 28   In the year 1837 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 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) in the year 1837.  

Dec 19   John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

Dec 24   In the year 1837 sissi, Emperor of Austria  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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   Martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer in the year 1837.  

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   Steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1837.  

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   In the year 1837 birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

Jan 12   Carlos Troyer, composer was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 16   James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 19   William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain) was born in the year 1837.  

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   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 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   On this day in history alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37  

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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