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Historical Events In 1847

Monday, 14 October 2019

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

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

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

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   On this day in history bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo  

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

Nov 29   Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla on this day in history.  

Nov 30   On this day in history august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer  

Dec 01   Agathe Grondahl, composer on this day in history.  

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   Jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post in the year 1847.  

Dec 07   On this day in history james Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)  

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' in the year 1847.  

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   On this day in history birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 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   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

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   On this day in history birth of anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

Jan 22   In the year 1847 georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

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   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1847.  

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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