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