On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1847

Historical Events

  • The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
1847 Highlights

About November 10, 1847

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio