What Happened on January 4, 1847

Historical Events

Historic Publication

Manuscripts of Emily Brontë's "Wuthering Heights" and Anne Brontë's "Agnes Grey" sent to publisher T.C. Newby (published December 1847)

Historic Event

Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government


Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician
1847 Highlights

About January 4, 1847

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 175 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn