Historical Events In 1847
Monday, 10 May 2021
Jun 27 NY &Boston linked by telegraph wires in the year 1847.
Jun 28 Sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer in the year 1847.
Jun 30 Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp) on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1847 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC
Jul 01 Amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1847 george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61
Jul 01 In the year 1847 k L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe
Jul 01 US postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC in the year 1847.
Jul 02 On this day in history envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps, still exists today
Jul 02 Envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today in the year 1847.
Jul 02 Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology) in the year 1847.
Jul 04 In the year 1847 james Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey)
Jul 05 In the year 1847 agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer
Jul 06 SS Sea King, this paddle steamer which was plying the ferry trade between Belfast and Liverpool when it ran aground on the eastern end of Mew Island, Belfast Lough. It proven impossible to refloat her and she rolled over filled with water and sank, but there was no loss of life in the year 1847.
Jul 10 Urbain J J Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for 1st time at home of John Herschel on this day in history.
Jul 10 In the year 1847 urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel
Jul 11 In the year 1847 joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71
Jul 19 Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1847.
Jul 20 In the year 1847 german astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf
Jul 20 In the year 1847 max Liebermann, German impressionist painter
Jul 24 Brigham Young & his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT in the year 1847.
Jul 24 Rotary-type printing press patented by Richard March Hoe, NYC in the year 1847.
Jul 26 On this day in history liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society
Jul 26 In the year 1847 liberia, setled in Africa by freed U.S. slaves, becomes the first African colony to become an independent state.
Jul 29 In the year 1847 cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States.
Jul 31 On this day in history ignatio Cervantes, composer
Aug 01 Guido Papini, violinist/composer in the year 1847.
Aug 03 In the year 1847 jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
Aug 21 Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader in the year 1847.
Aug 22 On this day in history alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer
Aug 24 On this day in history charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre"
Aug 26 In the year 1847 liberia becomes an independent republic.
Aug 27 Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman