What Happened in Feb 1847

  • Second Battle Of Mora

    On February 1, approximately 200 U.S. troops led by Captain Jesse I. Morin returned to Mora armed with two howitzers. Most of the insurgents fled... Read more

  • Siege Of Pueblo De Taos

    The Siege of Pueblo de Taos was the final battle of the Taos Revolt, a popular insurrection against the United States during the Mexican-American... Read more

  • Thomas Edison is Born

    Thomas Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in the canal town of Milan, Ohio, the last of seven children. His mother, Nancy, had been a school... Read more

  • Santa Anna Marches North To Fight Taylor

    Eventually, these actions drove and trapped Ampudia's men into the city's central plaza, where howitzer shelling forced Ampudia to negotiate.... Read more

  • Battle of Buena Vista

    United States General Zachary Taylor was victorious over Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna in the Battle of Buena Vista on February 23,... Read more

  • Battle Of The Sacramento

    The Battle of the Sacramento took place on February 28, 1847 during the Mexican-American War. About 25 miles north of Chihuahua at the river... Read more