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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jan 01   Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Michigan is first state to abolish capital punishment in the year 1847.  

Jan 01   In the year 1847 netherlands Haarlem's Current newspaper starts publishing  

Jan 03   On this day in history california town of Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco  

Jan 04   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician in the year 1847.  

Jan 04   Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Battle of San Gabriel (Navy, Marines, Army defeat Mexicans in CA) in the year 1847.  

Jan 09   1st SF newspaper published (California Star) in the year 1847.  

Jan 09   On this day in history the first San Francisco newspaper published (California Star)  

Jan 10   American naval forces occupy Los Angeles on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Conspiracy in New Mexico against US in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1847 1st Swedish magazine in US, Skandinavia, published in NYC  

Jan 15   The first Swedish magazine in US, Skandinavia, published in New York City NY in the year 1847.  

Jan 16   John C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1847.  

Jan 24   1,500 New Mexican Indians & Mexicans defeated by US Col Price on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1847 1,500 New Mexican Indians &Mexicans defeated by US Colonel Price  

Jan 30   In the year 1847 yerba Buena renamed San Francisco  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1847 1st US telegraph co established in Maryland  

Feb 04   In the year 1847 the first US telegraph company established in Maryland  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   The birth of Thomas Edison, American inventor on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

Feb 14   In the year 1847 anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Feb 15   On this day in history robert Fuchs, composer  

Feb 16   Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise) in the year 1847.  

Feb 17   In the year 1847 william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Feb 22   In the year 1847 battle of Buena Vista US troops beat Mexican army  

Feb 22   Battle of Buena Vista: US troops beat Mexican army in the year 1847.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician was born in the year 1847.  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   In the year 1847 birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1847 birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 14   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette was born in the year 1847.  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   In the year 1847 death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

Jan 22   On this day in history georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Feb 15   On this day in history death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

Feb 17   On this day in history william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

Mar 28   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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