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Historical Events In 1847

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Feb 23   Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

Feb 25   John Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism) in the year 1847.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   On this day in history michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)  

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

Mar 03   Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone) on this day in history.  

Mar 03   On this day in history 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 in the year 1847.  

Mar 08   Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente) on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Commodore David Connor leads successful amphibious assault near Vera Cruz, Mexico in the year 1847.  

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

Mar 10   The first money minted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1847 antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes)  

Mar 17   "Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence in the year 1847.  

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

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

Mar 18   In the year 1847 first Dutch public telegram  

Mar 19   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer in the year 1847.  

Mar 23   Alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian on this day in history.  

Mar 25   On this day in history pope Pius IX encyclical "On aid for Ireland"  

Mar 27   Otto Wallach, Germany, chemist (Nobel 1910) in the year 1847.  

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   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 in the year 1847.  

Mar 31   Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer in the year 1847.  

Apr 01   Gavriil Musicescu, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 05   In the year 1847 opera "Die Fledermaus" is produced (Vienna)  

Apr 07   In the year 1847 j P Jacobsen, writer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1847

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1847 birth of anna Howard Shaw, US, suffragette  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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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