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Historical Events In 1847

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Jun 27   NY &Boston linked by telegraph wires on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 01   George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 04   On this day in history james Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)  

Jul 05   Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 06   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 in the year 1847.  

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

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   Joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71 in the year 1847.  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1847 german astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf  

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

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

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

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   Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

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

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" in the year 1847.  

Aug 26   Liberia becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge in the year 1847.  

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician was born in the year 1847.  

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

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   In the year 1847 birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

Feb 10   In the year 1847 birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1847.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   In the year 1847 william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Mar 28   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1847.  

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