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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 21 January 2022

Jun 27   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1847 uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC  

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) 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   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   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   Urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel in the year 1847.  

Jul 11   In the year 1847 joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71  

Jul 19   On this day in history johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75  

Jul 20   In the year 1847 german astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 26   In the year 1847 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   Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   In the year 1847 guido Papini, violinist/composer  

Aug 03   Jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina on this day in history.  

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" on this day in history.  

Aug 26   Liberia becomes an independent republic on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 14   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born in the year 1847.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1847 erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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