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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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   Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp) in the year 1847.  

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

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

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   On this day in history marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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

Jul 20   Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter in the year 1847.  

Jul 24   In the year 1847 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   Liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society in the year 1847.  

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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 31   On this day in history ignatio Cervantes, composer  

Aug 01   On this day in history guido Papini, violinist/composer  

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

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   On this day in history charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 birth of anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

Mar 28   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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