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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 15 November 2019

Jun 27   On this day in history nY &Boston linked by telegraph wires  

Jun 28   Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1847 jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)  

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 in the year 1847.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history k L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today  

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

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

Jul 04   On this day in history james Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)  

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

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   Urbain J J Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel in the year 1847.  

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   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   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   In the year 1847 rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC  

Jul 26   Liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society in the year 1847.  

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   In the year 1847 cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States.  

Jul 31   Ignatio Cervantes, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Guido Papini, violinist/composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1847 alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer  

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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

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

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

Feb 10   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

Feb 17   In the year 1847 william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Mar 28   In the year 1847 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 in the year 1847.  

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

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