Historical Events In 1847
Friday, 24 May 2019
Jun 27 NY &Boston linked by telegraph wires on this day in history.
Jun 28 On this day in history sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
Jun 30 In the year 1847 jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)
Jul 01 In the year 1847 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 On this day in history george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61
Jul 01 In the year 1847 k L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe
Jul 01 In the year 1847 uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC
Jul 02 In the year 1847 envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today
Jul 02 On this day in history 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) in the year 1847.
Jul 05 In the year 1847 agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer
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 On this day in history urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel
Jul 11 On this day in history joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71
Jul 19 In the year 1847 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 Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT in the year 1847.
Jul 24 Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history guido Papini, violinist/composer
Aug 03 On this day in history jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
Aug 21 Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader on this day in history.
Aug 22 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer on this day in history.
Aug 24 In the year 1847 charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"
Aug 26 Liberia becomes an independent republic on this day in history.
Aug 27 In the year 1847 gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge
Sep 05 In the year 1847 jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman