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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 17 January 2019

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   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 in the year 1847.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 30   August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer in the year 1847.  

Dec 01   In the year 1847 agathe Grondahl, composer  

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" in the year 1847.  

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

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

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' on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1847 birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 14   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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

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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