# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1847 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

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### 1847 Historical Event(s)

•  January 30, 1847 – Yerba Buena, California is renamed San Francisco.
•  February 19, 1847 – The first group of rescuers reaches the Donner Party.
•  February 22, 1847 – Mexican-American War: The Battle of Buena Vista – 5,000 American troops defeat 15,000 Mexicans.
•  March 9, 1847 – Mexican-American War: The first large-scale amphibious assault in U.S. history is launched in the Siege of Veracruz.
•  March 29, 1847 – Mexican-American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.
•  May 7, 1847 – The American Medical Association is founded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
•  July 29, 1847 – Cumberland School of Law is founded in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States, one of only 15 law schools to exist in the United States at the end of 1847.
•  September 6, 1847 – Henry David Thoreau leaves Walden Pond and moves in with Ralph Waldo Emerson and his family in Concord, Massachusetts.
•  September 12, 1847 – Mexican-American War: the Battle of Chapultepec begins.
•  November 19, 1847 – The second Canadian railway line, the Montreal and Lachine Railway, is opened.

### Who Were Born On 1847?

•  February 16, 1847 – Philipp Scharwenka, Polish-German composer (d. 1917)
•  February 27, 1847 – Ellen Terry, English actress (d.1928)
•  March 4, 1847 – Carl Josef Bayer, Austrian chemist (d. 1904)
•  July 4, 1847 – James Anthony Bailey, American circus impresario (d. 1906)
•  August 20, 1847 – Bolesław Prus, Polish writer (d. 1912)
•  September 5, 1847 – Jesse James, American outlaw (d. 1882)
•  October 21, 1847 – Giuseppe Giacosa, Italian writer (d. 1906)
•  October 30, 1847 – Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (d. 1897)
•  November 1, 1847 – Emperor Hiep Hoa, the sixth emperor of the Vietnamese Nguyễn Dynasty (d. 1883)
•  December 18, 1847 – Augusta Holmès, French composer (d. 1903)