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Historical Events In 1847

Monday, 15 August 2022

Feb 23   Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1847 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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 03   In the year 1847 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 in the year 1847.  

Mar 07   On this day in history uS General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico  

Mar 08   Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   On this day in history 1st money minted in Hawaii  

Mar 10   On this day in history 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 in the year 1847.  

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   First Dutch public telegram in the year 1847.  

Mar 19   On this day in history constantin Dimitrescu, composer  

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

Mar 29   In the year 1847 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of ernst Franck, German composer/conductor  

Feb 08   Hugh Price Hughes, English social reformer (d. 1902) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 10   A N Hornby, cricketer (pioneering England Test batsman) was born in the year 1847.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history death of germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (b. 1794)  

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   On this day in history auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66  

Apr 23   Erik Gustaf Geijer, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1847.  

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