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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jun 27   NY &Boston linked by telegraph wires on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer in the year 1847.  

Jun 30   On this day in history jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)  

Jul 01   In the year 1847 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC  

Jul 01   On this day in history amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe  

Jul 01   In the year 1847 george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61  

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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 02   Envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today in the year 1847.  

Jul 02   On this day in history envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today  

Jul 02   In the year 1847 marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology)  

Jul 04   James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey) on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1847.  

Jul 20   On this day in history german astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf  

Jul 20   Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1847 liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society  

Jul 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1847.  

Jul 31   Ignatio Cervantes, composer in the year 1847.  

Aug 01   On this day in history guido Papini, violinist/composer  

Aug 03   In the year 1847 jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina  

Aug 21   Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader in the year 1847.  

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   In the year 1847 liberia becomes an independent republic.  

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

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 in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   In the year 1847 birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1847 william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Mar 28   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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