Historical Events in February 1847

  • Feb 4 1st US telegraph company established in Maryland
  • Feb 22 Battle of Buena Vista: US troops beat Mexican army

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Feb 23 Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor
  • Feb 25 State University of Iowa is approved
  • Feb 28 US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento