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October 1, 1847 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


InventionHistoric Invention

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

Industrialist and Inventor Werner von Siemens
Industrialist and Inventor
Werner von Siemens
  • Maria Mitchell discovers a non-naked-eye comet

Birthdays in History

  • Annie Besant, English social reformer and supporter of Indian independence, born in London (d. 1933)
1847 in History