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