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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Jun 27   In the year 1847 nY &Boston linked by telegraph wires  

Jun 28   Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer in the year 1847.  

Jun 30   Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC  

Jul 01   Amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1847 george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61  

Jul 01   K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe in the year 1847.  

Jul 01   In the year 1847 uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC  

Jul 02   On this day in history envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today  

Jul 02   Envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey) in the year 1847.  

Jul 05   In the year 1847 agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer  

Jul 06   In the year 1847 sS Sea King, this paddle steamer which was plying the ferry trade between Belfast and Liverpool when it ran aground on the eastern end of Mew Island, Belfast Lough. It proven impossible to refloat her and she rolled over filled with water and sank, but there was no loss of life.  

Jul 10   In the year 1847 urbain J J Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel  

Jul 10   In the year 1847 urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel  

Jul 11   Joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   On this day in history johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75  

Jul 20   On this day in history german astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf  

Jul 20   In the year 1847 max Liebermann, German impressionist painter  

Jul 24   On this day in history brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT  

Jul 24   In the year 1847 rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC  

Jul 26   On this day in history liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society  

Jul 26   In the year 1847 liberia, setled in Africa by freed U.S. slaves, becomes the first African colony to become an independent state.  

Jul 29   Cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States on this day in history.  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatio Cervantes, composer  

Aug 01   Guido Papini, violinist/composer on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina in the year 1847.  

Aug 21   Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1847 alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer  

Aug 24   Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" in the year 1847.  

Aug 26   Liberia becomes an independent republic in the year 1847.  

Aug 27   On this day in history gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge  

Sep 05   Jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1847 birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born in the year 1847.  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1847 caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1847 georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died in the year 1847.  

Feb 17   On this day in history william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Mar 28   In the year 1847 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   In the year 1847 erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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