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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 20 September 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   Post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps in the year 1847.  

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

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

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

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   1st Dutch public telegram in the year 1847.  

Mar 18   First Dutch public telegram on this day in history.  

Mar 19   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer in the year 1847.  

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

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

Mar 29   On this day in history 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   Gavriil Musicescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

Apr 07   On this day in history j P Jacobsen, writer  

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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   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   In the year 1847 birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 10   In the year 1847 birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   On this day in history birth of thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico died in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 15   Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794) died in the year 1847.  

Feb 17   William Collins, landscape painter, dies in the year 1847.  

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

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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