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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

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   Amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe in the year 1847.  

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   US postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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   On this day in history agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter in the year 1847.  

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   Liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society on this day in history.  

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   Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer  

Aug 24   On this day in history charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"  

Aug 26   On this day in history liberia becomes an independent republic.  

Aug 27   On this day in history gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge  

Sep 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

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   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

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   On this day in history william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

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

Mar 29   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

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

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