What Happened In December 1837 In History
Historical Events for December, 1837
- 17th » A fire in the Winter Palace of Saint Petersburg kills 30 guards.
- 25th » Second Seminole War: American general Zachary Taylor leads 1100 troops against the Seminoles at the Battle of Lake Okeechobee.
Famous Birthdays on December in 1837
- 9th » Émile Waldteufel, French pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1915)
- 24th » Empress Elisabeth of Austria (d. 1898)
- 24th » Cosima Wagner, German daughter of Franz Liszt (d. 1930)
- 26th » Morgan Bulkeley, American soldier and politician, 54th List of Governors of Connecticut e.g Governor of Connecticut (d. 1922)
- 26th » George Dewey, American admiral (d. 1917)
Famous Deaths for December 1837
- 13th » Herman of Alaska, Russian missionary and saint (b. 1756)
Year 1837 events in history for the month of December
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