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