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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 30 September 2022

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   Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp) on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history 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   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   Envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today in the year 1847.  

Jul 02   In the year 1847 envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today  

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   Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer in the year 1847.  

Jul 06   In the year 1847 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   Joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1847 max Liebermann, German impressionist painter  

Jul 24   On this day in history brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT  

Jul 24   Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1847 liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society  

Jul 26   Liberia, setled in Africa by freed U.S. slaves, becomes the first African colony to become an independent state on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 31   Ignatio Cervantes, composer in the year 1847.  

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 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   Jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman in the year 1847.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died in the year 1847.  

Jan 22   In the year 1847 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   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

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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