Historical Events In 1837
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Oct 17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 in the year 1837.
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) 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 In the year 1837 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 Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women in the year 1837.
Nov 08 In the year 1837 mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts-1st US college founded for women
Nov 09 Alfred Holmes, composer in the year 1837.
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 In the year 1837 david Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao
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 On this day in history 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 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) on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1837 john Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
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 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 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 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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1837 steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine