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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  

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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   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   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 14   On this day in history birth of anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1847 caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

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

Jan 22   In the year 1847 georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 15   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

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   On this day in history auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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