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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  

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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   On this day in history birth of casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)  

Jan 05   In the year 1837 birth of a Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5]  

Jan 12   In the year 1837 birth of adolf Jensen, composer  

Jan 12   Carlos Troyer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   James Phillip Simms, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 20   David Josiah Brewer, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1910) was born in the year 1837.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   John Field, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1837.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1837 ludwig Borne, writer, dies at 50  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809  

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