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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Nov 08   In the year 1847 bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)  

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

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

Nov 25   On this day in history opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)  

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

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   On this day in history indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla  

Nov 30   August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer in the year 1847.  

Dec 01   In the year 1847 agathe Grondahl, composer  

Dec 03   On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"  

Dec 03   Frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star" on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 29   William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1847.  

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 in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

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   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born on this day in history.  

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   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1847.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

Mar 28   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1847 erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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