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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1847 michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment  

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

Jan 01   Netherlands Haarlem's Current newspaper starts publishing in the year 1847.  

Jan 03   California town of Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco in the year 1847.  

Jan 04   In the year 1847 hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 04   Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government in the year 1847.  

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

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

Jan 09   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 conspiracy in New Mexico against US  

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   In the year 1847 georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

Jan 24   1,500 New Mexican Indians & Mexicans defeated by US Col Price in the year 1847.  

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

Jan 30   Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco in the year 1847.  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer in the year 1847.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 1st US telegraph co established in Maryland  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

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

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   On this day in history anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Feb 15   On this day in history robert Fuchs, composer  

Feb 16   In the year 1847 ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born on this day in history.  

Feb 08   On this day in history birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died in the year 1847.  

Jan 22   In the year 1847 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   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

Mar 28   Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1847.  

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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