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Historical Events In 1847

Saturday, 21 May 2022

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

Nov 21   On this day in history 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   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 01   Influenza in Worldwide in the year 1847.  

Dec 01   On this day in history typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people  

Dec 01   Yellow fever in United States on this day in history.  

Dec 03   In the year 1847 frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"  

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

Dec 05   Jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post on this day in history.  

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' on this day in history.  

Dec 16   Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer on this day in history.  

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician was born in the year 1847.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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   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   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   In the year 1847 death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

Jan 22   On this day in history georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 in the year 1847.  

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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