Historical Events In 1837
Friday, 16 November 2018
Oct 17 Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1837 abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-12)
Oct 31 On this day in history collision of river boat Monmouth & Trement on Miss; 300 die
Nov 04 In the year 1837 jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69
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 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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1837 floridsdorf-Deutsch Wagram railway in Austria opens
Nov 21 In the year 1837 thomas Morris of Australia skips rope 22,806 times
Nov 23 In the year 1837 john van der Waals, Hol, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States)
Nov 28 John Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid) in the year 1837.
Dec 02 In the year 1837 charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
Dec 05 Hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres on this day in history.
Dec 14 In the year 1837 william Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
Dec 18 A Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP) on this day in history.
Dec 19 John Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 in the year 1837.
Dec 24 On this day in history 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 On this day in history adm George Dewey, American naval hero of Manila
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 In the year 1837 upper Canada Governor Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 approves raising of six regiments of incorporated militia to head off potential rebellion
Dec 29 Canadian militia destroy Caroline, a US steamboat docked at Buffalo on this day in history.
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 in the year 1837.
Dec 29 In the year 1837 steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine