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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 22 March 2019

Nov 08   On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)  

Nov 08   On this day in history the birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author  

Nov 10   In the year 1847 the passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.  

Nov 12   In the year 1847 sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic.  

Nov 21   Steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200 in the year 1847.  

Nov 25   On this day in history opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)  

Nov 26   Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris in the year 1847.  

Nov 28   Bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo in the year 1847.  

Nov 29   Indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore on this day in history.  

Nov 29   Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1847 august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer  

Dec 01   On this day in history agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 03   Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star" on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star"  

Dec 05   In the year 1847 jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post.  

Dec 07   In the year 1847 james Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)  

Dec 11   Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet, dies at 25 in the year 1847.  

Dec 13   Emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights' in the year 1847.  

Dec 16   In the year 1847 augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer  

Dec 29   William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1847.  

Dec 30   John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists 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 in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1847 birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

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   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1847.  

Mar 29   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

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

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