Historical Events In 1847
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Jun 27 In the year 1847 nY &Boston linked by telegraph wires
Jun 28 In the year 1847 sveinbjorn Sveinbjornsson, composer
Jun 30 In the year 1847 jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)
Jul 01 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC on this day in history.
Jul 01 In the year 1847 amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe
Jul 01 In the year 1847 george F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61
Jul 01 K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe on this day in history.
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 On this day in history envelope bearing the first US 10. stamps, still exists today
Jul 02 Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer (tectonic geology) on this day in history.
Jul 04 James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum & Bailey) on this day in history.
Jul 05 Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Urbain J.J. Leverrier & John Couch Adams, codiscoverers of Neptune meet for first time at home of John Herschel in the year 1847.
Jul 11 In the year 1847 joachim G le Sage at Trousers, RC foreman/publicist, dies at 71
Jul 19 In the year 1847 johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer, dies at 75
Jul 20 German astronomer Theodor discovers Comet Brorsen-Metcalf on this day in history.
Jul 20 Max Liebermann, German impressionist painter in the year 1847.
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 on this day in history.
Jul 26 In the year 1847 liberia declares independence from American Colonization Society
Jul 26 On this day in history liberia, setled in Africa by freed U.S. slaves, becomes the first African colony to become an independent state.
Jul 29 Cumberland School of Law founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, USA. At the end of 1847 only 15 law schools exist in the United States in the year 1847.
Jul 31 Ignatio Cervantes, composer in the year 1847.
Aug 01 On this day in history guido Papini, violinist/composer
Aug 03 On this day in history jan de Louter, lawyer/tutor of Dutch Queen Wilhelmina
Aug 21 On this day in history arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader
Aug 22 On this day in history alexander Campbell Mackenzie, composer
Aug 24 Charlotte Bronte finishes manuscript of "Jane Eyre" on this day in history.
Aug 26 In the year 1847 liberia becomes an independent republic.
Aug 27 On this day in history gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist/bishop of Bridge
Sep 05 In the year 1847 jesse James, Missouri, bank/train robber, son of a clergyman