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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

Nov 08   The birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author in the year 1847.  

Nov 10   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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1847 agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 03   On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"  

Dec 03   In the year 1847 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   James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi) in the year 1847.  

Dec 11   Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet, dies at 25 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'  

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

Dec 29   William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

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

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   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   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died in the year 1847.  

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

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

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