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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 05 August 2020

Jun 27   In the year 1847 nY &Boston linked by telegraph wires  

Jun 28   On this day in history sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer  

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

Jul 01   1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe on this day in history.  

Jul 01   George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jul 01   K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe on this day in history.  

Jul 01   On this day in history uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC  

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

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

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

Jul 20   Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter in the year 1847.  

Jul 24   Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT on this day in history.  

Jul 24   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 31   Ignatio Cervantes, composer in the year 1847.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1847 alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer  

Aug 24   Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" on this day in history.  

Aug 26   In the year 1847 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.  

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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 in the year 1847.  

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   In the year 1847 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   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born on this day in history.  

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   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1847.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died in the year 1847.  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

Mar 28   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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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