Historical Events In 1847
Monday, 10 August 2020
Nov 08 Bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula) on this day in history.
Nov 08 The birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author on this day in history.
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 In the year 1847 steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200
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 Bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo on this day in history.
Nov 29 Indians kill Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, 11 settle in Walla Walla Ore in the year 1847.
Nov 29 On this day in history 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 01 Influenza in Worldwide in the year 1847.
Dec 01 Typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people in the year 1847.
Dec 01 In the year 1847 yellow fever in United States
Dec 03 Frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star" in the year 1847.
Dec 03 Frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star" in the year 1847.
Dec 05 Jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post on this day in history.
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 In the year 1847 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.