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Historical Events In 1847

Monday, 22 July 2019

Feb 23   On this day in history 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   In the year 1847 state University of Iowa is approved  

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 in the year 1847.  

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

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

Mar 03   On this day in history alexander Graham Bell, Scotland, inventor (telephone)  

Mar 03   Post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps on this day in history.  

Mar 03   The birth of Alexander Graham Bell, American inventor of the telephone on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1847 the first money minted in Hawaii  

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

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   In the year 1847 1st Dutch public telegram  

Mar 18   First Dutch public telegram in the year 1847.  

Mar 19   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 28   On this day in history mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

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

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 in the year 1847.  

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

Apr 01   On this day in history gavriil Musicescu, composer  

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

Apr 07   J P Jacobsen, writer on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1847.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1847 birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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