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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 08   Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula) on this day in history.  

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   Sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   On this day in history bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo  

Nov 29   Indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore in the year 1847.  

Nov 29   Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla in the year 1847.  

Nov 30   On this day in history august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer  

Dec 01   In the year 1847 agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 01   Influenza in Worldwide in the year 1847.  

Dec 01   Typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people in the year 1847.  

Dec 01   Yellow fever in United States in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

Dec 07   On this day in history 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' on this day in history.  

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

Dec 29   On this day in history william Crotch, composer, dies at 72  

Dec 30   On this day in history john Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1847 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   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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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