Historical Events in October 1847

Historic Invention

Oct 1 German inventor and industrialist Werner von Siemens founds Siemens AG & Halske

  • Oct 1 Maria Mitchell discovers a non-naked-eye comet

Historic Publication

Oct 16 Charlotte Brontë's book "Jane Eyre" published

  • Oct 20 12 year old English boy William Nelman poisons his grandpa with arsenic, would become famous court case