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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 31 May 2020

Feb 23   In the year 1847 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   John Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.  

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

Mar 03   In the year 1847 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) in the year 1847.  

Mar 09   On this day in history commodore David Connor leads successful amphibious assault near Vera Cruz, Mexico  

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

Mar 10   The first money minted in Hawaii in the year 1847.  

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

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

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 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   In the year 1847 pope Pius IX encyclical "On aid for Ireland"  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1847 mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67  

Mar 29   On this day in history 12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico  

Mar 29   In the year 1847 auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Mar 31   On this day in history jarolslaw Zielinski, composer  

Apr 01   On this day in history gavriil Musicescu, composer  

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   Hendrik Goeman Borgesius, Dutch politician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

Feb 02   In the year 1847 birth of jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer  

Feb 07   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1847.  

Famous Deaths In 1847

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

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

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

Mar 29   Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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