1847

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This article is about the year 1847. For the number, see 1847 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1810s  1820s  1830s  – 1840s –  1850s  1860s  1870s
Years: 1844 1845 184618471848 1849 1850
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1847 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1847
MDCCCXLVII
Ab urbe condita 2600
Armenian calendar 1296
ԹՎ ՌՄՂԶ
Assyrian calendar 6597
Bahá'í calendar 3–4
Bengali calendar 1254
Berber calendar 2797
British Regnal year 10 Vict. 1 – 11 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2391
Burmese calendar 1209
Byzantine calendar 7355–7356
Chinese calendar 丙午(Fire Horse)
4543 or 4483
    — to —
丁未年 (Fire Goat)
4544 or 4484
Coptic calendar 1563–1564
Discordian calendar 3013
Ethiopian calendar 1839–1840
Hebrew calendar 5607–5608
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1903–1904
 - Shaka Samvat 1769–1770
 - Kali Yuga 4948–4949
Holocene calendar 11847
Igbo calendar 847–848
Iranian calendar 1225–1226
Islamic calendar 1263–1264
Japanese calendar Kōka 4
(弘化4年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4180
Minguo calendar 65 before ROC
民前65年
Thai solar calendar 2390


Year 1847 (MDCCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

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The first U.S. postage stamps have portraits of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington. Though highly collectable, they are far from being the most valuable.

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  1. ^ "The History of Birkenhead Park". Retrieved 2007-09-13. 
  2. ^ "The Exmouth - a terrible tragedy on Islay". Isle of Islay. 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-131.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "The Exmouth shipwreck off the Antrim Coast, Northern Ireland". My Secret Northern Ireland. Retrieved 2012-07-131.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ Marshall, John (1989). The Guinness Railway Book. Enfield: Guinness. ISBN 978-0-85112-359-2. 
  5. ^ First communicated to the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Edinburgh, November 10, and published in a pamphlet, Notice of a New Anæsthetic Agent, in Edinburgh, November 12.
  6. ^ Gordon, H. Laing (2002). Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811–1870). Minerva Group, Inc. ISBN 978-1-4102-0291-8. Retrieved 2011-11-11.