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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 14 May 2021

Feb 23   In the year 1847 battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans  

Feb 23   General Zachary Taylor leads US troops to defeat Mexican General Santa Anna and his army at the Battle of Buena Vista in Mexico on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history john Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)  

Feb 25   State University of Iowa is approved on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history ellen Alice Terry, Coventry Engl, actress/director (Imperial Theatre)  

Feb 28   US defeats México in battle of Sacramento in the year 1847.  

Feb 28   On this day in history uS defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento  

Mar 01   Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state) in the year 1847.  

Mar 01   In the year 1847 michigan becomes first English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)  

Mar 03   On this day in history alexander Graham Bell speech therapist, audiologist, inventor, was born on this day in Edinburgh Scotland  

Mar 03   In the year 1847 alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)  

Mar 03   In the year 1847 post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps  

Mar 03   The birth of Alexander Graham Bell, American inventor of the telephone in the year 1847.  

Mar 07   US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico on this day in history.  

Mar 08   On this day in history karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente)  

Mar 09   In the year 1847 commodore David Connor leads successful amphibious assault near Vera Cruz, Mexico  

Mar 10   On this day in history 1st money minted in Hawaii  

Mar 10   The first money minted in Hawaii in the year 1847.  

Mar 14   Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes) in the year 1847.  

Mar 17   "Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence) in the year 1847.  

Mar 18   On this day in history 1st Dutch public telegram  

Mar 18   First Dutch public telegram in the year 1847.  

Mar 19   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer in the year 1847.  

Mar 23   In the year 1847 alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian  

Mar 25   Pope Pius IX encyclical "On aid for Ireland" on this day in history.  

Mar 27   In the year 1847 otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910)  

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

Mar 29   12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico in the year 1847.  

Mar 29   On this day in history auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Mar 31   On this day in history jarolslaw Zielinski, composer  

Apr 01   On this day in history gavriil Musicescu, composer  

Apr 05   Opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna) in the year 1847.  

Apr 07   J P Jacobsen, writer in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

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 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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

Feb 15   On this day in history death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

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   On this day in history 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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