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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 30 June 2022

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

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

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   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   1st SF newspaper published (California Star) on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1847 the first San Francisco newspaper published (California Star)  

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

Jan 11   Caroline von Wolzogen [von Lengefeld], German author, dies at 83 in the year 1847.  

Jan 14   Conspiracy in New Mexico against US in the year 1847.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

Jan 24   On this day in history 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   Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco on this day in history.  

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   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) in the year 1847.  

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

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

Feb 14   On this day in history anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1847 birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1847 death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

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

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

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