What Happened In November 1837 In History
Historical Events for November, 1837
- 7th » In Alton, Illinois, Abolitionism in the United States named abolitionist printer Elijah P. Lovejoy is shot dead by a Crowd named mob while attempting to protect his printing shop from being destroyed a third time.
- 8th » Mary Lyon founds Mount Holyoke Female Seminary, which later becomes Mount Holyoke College.
- 22nd » Canadian journalist and politician William Lyon Mackenzie calls for a Upper Canada Rebellion known as rebellion against the United Kingdom in his essay "To the People of Upper Canada", published in his newspaper 'The Constitution'.
Famous Birthdays on November in 1837
- 2nd » Émile Bayard, French illustrator (d. 1891)
- 8th » Ilia Chavchavadze, Georgian journalist, lawyer, and politician (d. 1907)
- 13th » James T. Rapier, American politician (d. 1883)
- 23rd » Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Dutch physicist and thermodynamicist, Nobel Prize in Physics e.g Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1923)
- 28th » John Wesley Hyatt, American engineer (d. 1920)
Famous Deaths for November 1837
- 7th » Elijah Parish Lovejoy, American minister and journalist (b. 1809)
Year 1837 events in history for the month of November
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