On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacobus Herculas de la Rey, Boer leader in the South African War (1899–1902), born in Winburg, South Africa (d. 1914)

Famous Deaths

  • Sahle Selassie, Negus of Shewa
1847 Highlights

About October 22, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 172 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra