April 1847 in History

Events in History

  • Apr 14 Persia & Ottoman Turkey sign 2nd Treaty of Erzurum
  • Apr 28 George B. Vashon becomes 1st African American to enter New York State Bar

Birthdays in History

  • Apr 1 Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer (South America)
  • Apr 7 J. P. [Jens Peter] Jacobsen, Danish writer (Niels Lyhne), born in Thisted, Jutland (d. 1885)
  • Apr 10 Joseph Pulitzer, Hungarian publisher (St Louis Post-Dispatch, NY World)
  • Apr 13 Cornelis Pijnacker Hordijk, gov-gen (Neth East-Indies)
  • Apr 16 Hans Auer, Swiss architect, (d. 1906)

Deaths in History

  • Apr 30 Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, dies at 75