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Historical Events In 1847

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Feb 23   On this day in history battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans  

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

Feb 25   In the year 1847 john Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)  

Feb 25   State University of Iowa is approved in the year 1847.  

Feb 27   Ellen Alice Terry, Coventry Engl, actress/director (Imperial Theatre) in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 28   US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history michigan becomes first English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)  

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

Mar 03   Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone) in the year 1847.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1847 the birth of Alexander Graham Bell, American inventor of the telephone  

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

Mar 08   Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente) in the year 1847.  

Mar 09   Commodore David Connor leads successful amphibious assault near Vera Cruz, Mexico on this day in history.  

Mar 10   1st money minted in Hawaii in the year 1847.  

Mar 10   On this day in history the first money minted in Hawaii  

Mar 14   Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history "Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence  

Mar 17   Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence) on this day in history.  

Mar 18   1st Dutch public telegram on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history first Dutch public telegram  

Mar 19   On this day in history constantin Dimitrescu, composer  

Mar 23   Alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian in the year 1847.  

Mar 25   In the year 1847 pope Pius IX encyclical "On aid for Ireland"  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1847 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   On this day in history 12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico  

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

Mar 31   Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 01   Gavriil Musicescu, composer in the year 1847.  

Apr 05   Opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

Mar 28   In the year 1847 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

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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