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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

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

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   In the year 1847 sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic.  

Nov 21   On this day in history steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 03   In the year 1847 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   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   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' on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1847 birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

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 in the year 1847.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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