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The admittance of Michigan as the 26th U.S. state takes place. Read More
Mass publication of Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens begins in London. Read More
Fort Foster is attacked by Seminoles in Florida. Read More
The establishment of the Institute for Colored Youth takes place in Philadelphia as the first United States higher education institution for black people.
Andrew Jackson is succeeded by Martin Van Buren as President of the United States. Read More
The incorporation of the city of Chicago takes place. Read More
A patent for a system of electrical telegraph is granted to W. F. Cooke and Charles Wheatstone.
The beginning of New York City's Panic of 1837 takes place. Read More
The Republic of Texas incorporates the city of Houston. Read More
Irish and Yankee tensions bring about the Broad Street Riot in Boston, Massachusetts. Read More
Queen Victoria becomes the first British monarch in power to move from Kensington Palace into Buckingham Palace.
The Padri War ends with the Bonjol fortress being overtaken by the Dutch. Read More
A caveat is filed by Samuel Morse for a patent for the telegraph. Read More
Constantine is captured by the French Army in French Algeria. Read More
The first journal entry is made by Henry David Thoreau after being suggested to do so by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
The Upper Canadian Rebellion is led by William Lyon Mackenzie while the Lower Canadian Rebellion is led by Louis-Joseph Papineau.
A pro-slavery mob kill American abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy at his warehouse in Alton, Illinois.
The establishment of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary school takes place in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
A fire breaks out in the Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg. Read More