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Historical Events In 1847

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Feb 23   Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans in the year 1847.  

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

Feb 25   State University of Iowa is approved on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1847 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   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   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 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   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   "Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

Mar 17   Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence) in the year 1847.  

Mar 18   In the year 1847 1st Dutch public telegram  

Mar 18   On this day in history first Dutch public telegram  

Mar 19   In the year 1847 constantin Dimitrescu, composer  

Mar 23   On this day in history alexandru D Xenopol, Romania, historian  

Mar 25   Pope Pius IX encyclical "On aid for Ireland" in the year 1847.  

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   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   In the year 1847 jarolslaw Zielinski, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1847 birth of hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician  

Jan 20   In the year 1847 birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   On this day in history birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

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 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 in the year 1847.  

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   In the year 1847 death of gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico  

Jan 22   In the year 1847 georges-Julien Sieber, composer, dies at 71  

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

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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