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Historical Events In 1847

Sunday, 28 November 2021

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

Feb 23   In the year 1847 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   In the year 1847 john Watson, Canada, philosopher (Objective Idealism)  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   Michigan becomes first English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   1st money minted in Hawaii on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1847 the first money minted in Hawaii  

Mar 14   On this day in history antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (Espumas Flutuantes)  

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

Mar 17   Dmitri Shostakovich's opera "Macbeth" is produced (Florence) on this day in history.  

Mar 18   1st Dutch public telegram on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1847 first Dutch public telegram  

Mar 19   Constantin Dimitrescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico in the year 1847.  

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

Mar 31   Jarolslaw Zielinski, composer in the year 1847.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   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   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer was born in the year 1847.  

Feb 07   On this day in history birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

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

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

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

Feb 15   In the year 1847 death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

Feb 17   On this day in history william Collins, landscape painter, dies  

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

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

Apr 23   On this day in history erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64  

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