June 1837 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 11 The Broad Street Riot occurs in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between English-Americans and Irish-Americans
  • Jun 13 1st Mormon missionaries to British Isles leave Kirtland, Ohio

InventionHistoric Invention

Jun 17 Charles Goodyear obtains his 1st rubber patent

Chemist and Inventor Charles Goodyear
Chemist and Inventor
Charles Goodyear
  • Jun 18 Spain gets new Constitution

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 Queen Victoria at 18 ascends British throne following death of uncle King William IV. She rules for 63 years till 1901

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 7 Alois Hitler, father of Adolf Hitler, born in Strones, Waldviertel, Austrian Empire (d. 1903)
  • Jun 8 Moritz Heyne, German germanist (Beowulf), born in Weissenfels, Germany (d. 1906)
  • Jun 16 Eli Long, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1903)
  • Jun 17 Strong Vincent, American army officer (died famously at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg), born in Waterford, Pennsylvania (d.1863)
  • Jun 26 Martin Davis Hardin II, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Jacksonville, Illinois (d. 1923)
  • Jun 26 Victor Girardey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Lauw, France (d. 1864)
  • Jun 30 Stephen D Ramseur, youngest West Pointer to be Maj Gen

Deaths in History

  • Jun 14 Giacomo Leopardi, Italian poet and philosopher (The Poems of Leopardi), dies at 38
  • Jun 19 Aleksander A Bestoezjev-Marlinsky, Russian writer, dies in battle
  • Jun 20 William IV, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1830-37), dies at 71