What Happened on May 9, 1837

Historical Events

  • "Sherrod" burns in the Mississippi River below Natchez, Mississippi; 175 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Opel, German automobile manufacturer (founded Adam Opel AG), born in Rüsselsheim, Hesse, Prussia (d. 1895)
Born in 1837
1837 Highlights

About May 9, 1837

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 186 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus