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.