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Historical Events In 1847

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

Jan 01   On this day in history michigan is first state to abolish capital punishment  

Jan 01   On this day in history netherlands Haarlem's Current newspaper starts publishing  

Jan 03   California town of Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   The first San Francisco newspaper published (California Star) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1847 caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83  

Jan 14   In the year 1847 conspiracy in New Mexico against US  

Jan 14   On this day in history gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

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

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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 30   On this day in history yerba Buena renamed San Francisco  

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

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

Feb 04   On this day in history the first US telegraph company established in Maryland  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   The birth of Thomas Edison, American inventor in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 14   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Robert Fuchs, composer in the year 1847.  

Feb 16   Ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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

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

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 28   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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