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Historical Events In 1837

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of casimiro de Abreu, Brazil, poet (Camoes e o jau)  

Jan 05   A Ch Swinburne, writer [or Apr 5] was born in the year 1837.  

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

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of william Williams Keen, surgeon (brain)  

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   John Field, Irish pianist/composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54 in the year 1837.  

Jan 20   On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

Jan 23   In the year 1837 john Field, composer, dies at 54  

Jan 29   Aleksandr Pushkin, poet/novelist (Golden Cockeral), killed in a duel died in the year 1837.  

Feb 07   On this day in history death of king Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)  

Feb 10   Alexander S Pushkin, writer, dies at 37 in the year 1837.  

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

Feb 13   Mariano José de Larra, Spanish journalist and writer (b. 1809 died on this day in history.  

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