On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1847

Historical Events

  • Envelope bearing 1st US 10 cent stamps used (still exists today)

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcel Bertrand, French geologist and mine engineer (tectonic geology), born in Paris (d. 1907)
1847 Highlights

About July 2, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer