What Happened on June 20, 1837

Historical Events

Historic Event

Queen Victoria at 18 ascends British throne following death of uncle King William IV. She rules for 63 years till 1901

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Furno, Italian composer and famous music teacher in Naples, dies at 89
  • William IV, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1830-37), dies at 71
1837 Highlights

About June 20, 1837

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 185 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini