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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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

Jan 03   In the year 1847 california town of Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco  

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

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

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

Jan 10   American naval forces occupy Los Angeles in the year 1847.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1847 john C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.  

Jan 20   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) in the year 1847.  

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   1st US telegraph co established in Maryland on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1847 the birth of Thomas Edison, American inventor  

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   Robert Fuchs, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 22   On this day in history battle of Buena Vista: US troops beat Mexican army  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.  

Feb 11   In the year 1847 birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.  

Mar 29   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1847.  

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