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Historical Events In 1847

Monday, 10 May 2021

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

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

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

Nov 21   In the year 1847 steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dec 01   Influenza in Worldwide on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1847 typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people  

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

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

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

Dec 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 16   On this day in history augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer  

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

Dec 30   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   In the year 1847 birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

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

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

Mar 28   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1847.  

Mar 29   On this day in history auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1847.  

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