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Historical Events In 1847

Saturday, 20 July 2019

Nov 08   Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula) in the year 1847.  

Nov 08   The birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author on this day in history.  

Nov 10   On this day in history 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) in the year 1847.  

Nov 26   On this day in history alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris  

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

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

Nov 29   On this day in history indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla  

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

Dec 01   Agathe Grondahl, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star" in the year 1847.  

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

Dec 05   On this day in history jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post.  

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

Dec 11   In the year 1847 moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet, dies at 25  

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

Dec 16   Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer in the year 1847.  

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

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

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 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   On this day in history georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 15   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

Mar 29   In the year 1847 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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