On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1847

Historical Events

  • 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin and 10 cent Washington, NYC

Famous Deaths

  • George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61
1847 Highlights

About July 1, 1847

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 3 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer