What Happened in September 1837

Historical Events

  • Sep 6 Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)
  • Sep 21 Charles Tiffany founded his jewelry & china stores

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 2 James Harrison Wilson, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1925)
  • Sep 14 Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician (d. 1903)
  • Sep 15 Leo van Gheluwe, composer
  • Sep 16 Pedro V van Alcantara, King of Portugal (1853-61), born in Lisbon (d.1861)
  • Sep 18 Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos, (Portuguese) Archbishop of Goa (d. 1880)
  • Sep 19 Adolf Gustaw Sonnenfeld, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 23 Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer, dies at 80
  • Sep 30 Tsultrim Gyatso, 10th Dalai Lama, dies at 21