What Happened in Jan 1847

  • Battle Of Rio San Gabriel Begins

    The Battle of Rio San Gabriel was a decisive action of the California campaign of the Mexican-American War and occurred at the sites of present-day... Read more

  • Battle Of La Mesa Begins

    Kearny's command was bloodied and in poor condition but pushed on until they had to establish a defensive position on "Mule" Hill near present-day... Read more

  • Treaty Of Cahuenga Is Signed

    Kearny's command was bloodied and in poor condition but pushed on until they had to establish a defensive position on "Mule" Hill near present-day... Read more

  • Battle Of Canada

    The Battle of CaƱada was part of the Taos Revolt, a popular insurrection against the United States by Mexicans. It took place on January 24, 1847,... Read more

  • First Battle Of Mora

    After a failed attack by American Forces led by Israel Hendley on January 24, on February 1 another expedition armed with cannon succeeded in... Read more

  • Battle Of Embudo Pass

    The Battle of Embudo Pass was part of the Taos Revolt, a popular insurrection against the United States. It took place on January 29, 1847, during... Read more

  • Virginia Clemm Poe Dies

    On January 29, 1847, Poe wrote to Marie Louise Shew: "My poor Virginia still lives, although failing fast and now suffering much pain."Virginia... Read more