On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1837

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Smith, American former slave, singer and evangelist, born in Long Green, Maryland (d. 1915)

Famous Deaths

  • John Field, Irish pianist and composer (Nocturnes), dies at 54
1837 Highlights

About January 23, 1837

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 183 years, 9 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius