Today in History for January 1847
Events 1 - 8 of 8
1st - Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment
1st - Neth's Haarlem's Current newspaper starts publishing
4th - Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.
9th - 1st SF newspaper published (California Star)
15th - 1st Swedish magazine in US, Skandinavia, published in NYC
16th - John C. Fremont is appointed Governor of the new California Territory.
24th - 1,500 New Mexican Indians & Mexicans defeated by US Col Price
30th - Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco
Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2
Deaths 1 - 3 of 3