Historical Events In 1847
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Jun 27 In the year 1847 nY &Boston linked by telegraph wires
Jun 28 In the year 1847 sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
Jun 30 Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp) on this day in history.
Jul 01 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC in the year 1847.
Jul 01 In the year 1847 amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe
Jul 01 George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61 in the year 1847.
Jul 01 K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe on this day in history.
Jul 01 US postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC on this day in history.
Jul 02 Envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today on this day in history.
Jul 02 Envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today in the year 1847.
Jul 02 Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology) on this day in history.
Jul 04 In the year 1847 james Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)
Jul 05 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer in the year 1847.
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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1847 ignatio Cervantes, composer
Aug 01 Guido Papini, violinist/composer in the year 1847.
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 in the year 1847.
Aug 22 Alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer in the year 1847.
Aug 24 Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" in the year 1847.
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 Jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman on this day in history.