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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jan 01   Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

Jan 04   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Conspiracy in New Mexico against US on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1847 yerba Buena renamed San Francisco  

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   In the year 1847 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 11   On this day in history the birth of Thomas Edison, American inventor  

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

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

Feb 15   Robert Fuchs, composer in the year 1847.  

Feb 16   On this day in history ludwig Philipp Scharwenka, German composer (Album polonaise)  

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

Feb 22   Battle of Buena Vista US troops beat Mexican army on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1847 birth of hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 22   Georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died in the year 1847.  

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

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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