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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Feb 23   In the year 1847 battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans  

Feb 23   On this day in history general Zachary Taylor leads US troops to defeat Mexican General Santa Anna and his army at the Battle of Buena Vista in Mexico.  

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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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 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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 17   "Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence on this day in history.  

Mar 17   In the year 1847 dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence)  

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

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

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

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

Mar 31   On this day in history jarolslaw Zielinski, composer  

Apr 01   In the year 1847 gavriil Musicescu, composer  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1847.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1847 erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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