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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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

Jun 28   On this day in history sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer  

Jun 30   On this day in history jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)  

Jul 01   1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC in the year 1847.  

Jul 01   On this day in history amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history k L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe  

Jul 01   On this day in history uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC  

Jul 02   Envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today in the year 1847.  

Jul 02   In the year 1847 envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today  

Jul 02   Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology) in the year 1847.  

Jul 04   James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer in the year 1847.  

Jul 06   On this day in history 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   Urbain J J Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel on this day in history.  

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

Jul 19   Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1847.  

Jul 20   German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf in the year 1847.  

Jul 20   On this day in history max Liebermann, German impressionist painter  

Jul 24   Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT on this day in history.  

Jul 24   Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1847 liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society  

Jul 26   On this day in history liberia, setled in Africa by freed U.S. slaves, becomes the first African colony to become an independent state.  

Jul 29   In the year 1847 cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States.  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatio Cervantes, composer  

Aug 01   In the year 1847 guido Papini, violinist/composer  

Aug 03   Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader  

Aug 22   Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 24   Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" on this day in history.  

Aug 26   On this day in history liberia becomes an independent republic.  

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

Sep 05   In the year 1847 jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   In the year 1847 birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

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   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1847 death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

Jan 22   On this day in history georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 15   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

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   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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