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Historical Events In 1847

Friday, 22 November 2019

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 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   In the year 1847 ellen Alice Terry, Coventry Engl, actress/director (Imperial Theatre)  

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

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) in the year 1847.  

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

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

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 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   On this day in history 1st money minted in Hawaii  

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

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence)  

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

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

Mar 19   In the year 1847 constantin Dimitrescu, composer  

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

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 in the year 1847.  

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   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   W R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

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   On this day in history birth of a N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman)  

Feb 11   Thomas Alva Edison, Milan Ohio, lit up your life (held 1200 patents) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 22   On this day in history georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1847 william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

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

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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