Historical Events In 1847
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Nov 08 On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)
Nov 08 The birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author on this day in history.
Nov 10 In the year 1847 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 In the year 1847 sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic.
Nov 21 On this day in history steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200
Nov 25 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna) in the year 1847.
Nov 26 On this day in history 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 In the year 1847 indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore
Nov 29 Indians kill Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla on this day in history.
Nov 30 August Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer in the year 1847.
Dec 01 Agathe Grondahl, composer in the year 1847.
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 On this day in history jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post.
Dec 07 In the year 1847 james Deacon White, Canton NY, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi)
Dec 11 In the year 1847 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.