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Historical Events In 1847

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Nov 08   On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)  

Nov 08   In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.  

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

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   Agathe Grondahl, composer in the year 1847.  

Dec 03   In the year 1847 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   James Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi) in the year 1847.  

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   In the year 1847 augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer  

Dec 29   William Crotch, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

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 in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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