Historical Events In 1847
Saturday, 18 January 2020
Nov 08 On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)
Nov 08 In the year 1847 the birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author
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 in the year 1847.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 25 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna) in the year 1847.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 29 In the year 1847 indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore
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 in the year 1847.
Dec 03 In the year 1847 frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"
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 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 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 on this day in history.
Dec 30 John Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists on this day in history.