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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 17 January 2021

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

Jun 28   In the year 1847 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   On this day in history amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe  

Jul 01   On this day in history george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61  

Jul 01   K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe in the year 1847.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1847 james Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)  

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   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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 19   In the year 1847 johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75  

Jul 20   German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1847 max Liebermann, German impressionist painter  

Jul 24   In the year 1847 brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT  

Jul 24   Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC in the year 1847.  

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   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   Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Guido Papini, violinist/composer in the year 1847.  

Aug 03   In the year 1847 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   On this day in history 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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   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 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 in the year 1847.  

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

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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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