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Historical Events In 1847

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1847.  

Jan 08   Battle of San Gabriel (Navy, Marines, Army defeat Mexicans in CA) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 1st SF newspaper published (California Star)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history american naval forces occupy Los Angeles.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette in the year 1847.  

Feb 15   On this day in history robert Fuchs, composer  

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

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1847 birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

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

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

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

Apr 23   In the year 1847 erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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