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Historical Events In 1837

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Oct 14   In the year 1837 ellison Capers, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1908  

Oct 16   In the year 1837 john Francis Barnett, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1837.  

Nov 08   Mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts-1st US college founded for women on this day in history.  

Nov 09   In the year 1837 alfred Holmes, composer  

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

Nov 15   The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published in the year 1837.  

Nov 17   In the year 1837 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history john van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States)  

Nov 28   On this day in history 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 in the year 1837.  

Dec 18   On this day in history 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   In the year 1837 battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians  

Dec 25   On this day in history cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner  

Dec 26   In the year 1837 adm George Dewey, American naval hero of Manila  

Dec 26   In the year 1837 martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87  

Dec 28   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

Jan 12   Adolf Jensen, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   William Williams Keen, surgeon (brain) was born on this day in history.  

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   John Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1837 john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history death of aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel  

Feb 07   In the year 1837 death of king Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)  

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

Feb 12   Ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50 in the year 1837.  

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

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