Historical Events In 1847
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Nov 08 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula) in the year 1847.
Nov 08 In the year 1847 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 on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200
Nov 25 In the year 1847 opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)
Nov 26 In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.
Nov 29 On this day in history indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore
Nov 29 Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla on this day in history.
Nov 30 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer on this day in history.
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 In the year 1847 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'
Dec 16 Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer in the year 1847.
Dec 29 On this day in history william Crotch, composer, dies at 72
Dec 30 On this day in history john Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists