Historical Events In 1837
Sunday, 23 February 2020
Oct 17 On this day in history johann Nepomuk Hummel, Austrian composer, dies at 58
Oct 18 Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter in the year 1837.
Oct 26 James Lawlor Kiernan, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 on this day in history.
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 Jean-Louis M Alibert, French dermatologist, dies at 69 in the year 1837.
Nov 07 On this day in history abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy murdered by mob at Alton, Ill
Nov 07 In the year 1837 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 on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history mount Holyoke Seminary in Massachusetts-1st US college founded for women
Nov 09 In the year 1837 alfred Holmes, composer
Nov 15 Isaac Pitman introduces his steno system in the year 1837.
Nov 15 The shorthand system, 'Pitman', is first published in the year 1837.
Nov 17 David Capriles, director of psychiatry of Monte Christo, Curacao in the year 1837.
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 In the year 1837 john Wesley Hyatt, inventor (celluloid)
Dec 02 In the year 1837 charles Garrison Harker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1864
Dec 05 In the year 1837 hector Berlioz' "Requiem," premieres
Dec 14 In the year 1837 william Wells, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
Dec 18 On this day in history a Adolf Daens, Belgian priest/Dutch party founder (CVP)
Dec 19 On this day in history john Carpenter Carter, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
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 Cosima Liszt, wife of Austrian composer Richard Wagner on this day in history.
Dec 26 Adm George Dewey, American naval hero of Manila in the year 1837.
Dec 26 In the year 1837 martinus van Marum, chemist/physicist (giant salamander), dies at 87
Dec 28 Benjamin Johnson Lang, composer in the year 1837.
Dec 28 Upper Canada Governor Francis Bond Head 1793-1875 approves raising of six regiments of incorporated militia to head off potential rebellion in the year 1837.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 29 In the year 1837 steam-powered threshing machine patented, Winthrop, Maine