1847

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This article is about the year 1847.
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1847 in various 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 1768–1769
 - Kali Yuga 4947–4948
Holocene calendar 11847
Igbo calendar 847–848
Iranian calendar 1225–1226
Islamic calendar 1263–1264
Japanese calendar Kōka 4
(弘化4年)
Javanese calendar 1774–1775
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4180
Minguo calendar 65 before ROC
民前65年
Nanakshahi calendar 379
Thai solar calendar 2389–2390


1847 (MDCCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Friday (dominical letter C) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E) of the Julian calendar, the 1847th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 847th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1840s decade. As of the start of 1847, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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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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  4. ^ Ja:善光寺地震(Japanese) Reserved date on 22 November, 2016
  5. ^ Marshall, John (1989). The Guinness Railway Book. Enfield: Guinness Books. ISBN 0-8511-2359-7. OCLC 24175552. 
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.