On This Day

What Happened on October 9, 1847

Famous Birthdays

  • Andre Dumont, Belgian mine engineer (Limburg's coal basin), born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1920)
  • Stephanus Jacobus du Toit, South African theologist and journalist (Afrikaner Bond), born in Paarl, South Africa (d. 1911)
1847 Highlights

About October 9, 1847

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 174 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra