Historical Events In 1847
Wednesday, 18 May 2022
Nov 08 On this day in history bram Stoker, Irish theater manager/author (Dracula)
Nov 08 On this day in history the birth of Bram Stoker, Irish author
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 Sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, is the first to use chloroform as an anaesthetic on this day in history.
Nov 21 On this day in history steamer "Phoenix" is lost on Lake Michigan, kills 200
Nov 25 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna) on this day in history.
Nov 26 Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice," premieres in Paris in the year 1847.
Nov 28 Bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo on this day in history.
Nov 29 On this day in history 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 In the year 1847 august Friedrich Martin Klughardt, composer
Dec 01 On this day in history agathe Grondahl, composer
Dec 01 On this day in history influenza in Worldwide
Dec 01 Typhus epidemic of 1847 in Canada killing 20,000+ people on this day in history.
Dec 01 Yellow fever in United States on this day in history.
Dec 03 On this day in history frederick Douglass publishes 1st issue of his newspaper "North Star"
Dec 03 In the year 1847 frederick Douglass publishes first issue of his newspaper " North Star"
Dec 05 Jefferson Davis is elected to the US senate, his first political post on this day in history.
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 In the year 1847 emily Bronte, under the pseudonym 'Ellis Bell', publishes 'Wuthering Heights'
Dec 16 In the year 1847 augusta Mary Anne Holmes, composer
Dec 29 On this day in history william Crotch, composer, dies at 72
Dec 30 In the year 1847 john Peter Altgeld, German/US (Gov-Ill)/pardoned Haymarket-anarchists