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Historical Events In 1837

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Oct 17   In the year 1837 johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history elijah P Lovejoy, publisher, murdered by pro-slavery mob at 34  

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   Alfred Holmes, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1837 isaac Pitman introduces his steno system  

Nov 15   On this day in history the shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published  

Nov 17   On this day in history david Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao  

Nov 19   Floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens in the year 1837.  

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

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

Dec 24   On this day in history sissi, Emperor of Austria  

Dec 25   Battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians in the year 1837.  

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   On this day in history martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

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   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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1837.  

Jan 04   Casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau) was born in the year 1837.  

Jan 05   A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5] was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1837 birth of james Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887  

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   On this day in history john Field, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 29   Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel died on this day in history.  

Feb 07   King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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