Boone County election precincts
The charter of the Burlington Turnpike Company is amended to require the road
to be located so as to pass through Union
The boundary between Boone
and Gallatin counties is redefined.
U.S. & World
stop issuing credit to Americans, and the price of cotton drops. Both events lead to the Panic of 1837 and its subsequent bank failures and rise in unemployment.
General Zachary Taylor tricks the Seminole leader Osceola into coming out of the Florida Everglades. Osceola is arrested and sent to prison.
Alfred Lewis Vail, assistant to Samuel Morse, devises the Morse code of dots and dashes to represent letters, which Morse uses on his new telegraph.
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