What Happened in Sep 1847

  • Jesse James Is Born

    The infamous Jesse James was born on September 5, 1847. At seventeen, James left his native Missouri to fight as a Confederate guerilla in the... Read more

  • Battle For Mexico City

    The Battle for Mexico City refers to the series of engagements from September 8 to September 15, 1847, in the general vicinity of Mexico City... Read more

  • Battle Of Molino Del Ray

    The Battle of Molino del Rey was one of the bloodiest engagements of the Mexican-American War. On September 6, 1847, as the armistice and... Read more

  • Battle of Chapultepec

    The Battle of Chapultepec (September 1847) was a U.S. victory over Mexican forces holding Chapultepec Castle west of Mexico City during the... Read more

  • Siege Of Puebla

    The Siege of Puebla began the same day Mexico City fell to Winfield Scott and lasted for 28 days when a relief force was able to fight its way into... Read more

  • Fall Of Mexico City

    The Battle for Mexico City refers to the series of engagements from September 8 to September 15, 1847, in the general vicinity of Mexico City... Read more

  • George Perkins Marsh Delivers A Speech To The Agricultural Society

    On September 30, 1847, Congressman George Perkins Marsh delivered a speech on agricultural conditions in New England to the Agricultural Society of... Read more