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Historical Events In 1847

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Nov 08   Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   The birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author in the year 1847.  

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

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

Nov 25   Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna) in the year 1847.  

Nov 26   Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris in the year 1847.  

Nov 28   In the year 1847 bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo  

Nov 29   In the year 1847 indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore  

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   In the year 1847 agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 01   On this day in history influenza in Worldwide  

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

Dec 01   Yellow fever in United States in the year 1847.  

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   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   In the year 1847 emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'  

Dec 16   Augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer in the year 1847.  

Dec 29   In the year 1847 william Crotch, composer, dies at 72  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history 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   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

Feb 14   In the year 1847 birth of anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   In the year 1847 caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

Jan 14   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

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 in the year 1847.  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1847.  

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