On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1847

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of Buena Vista, Mexico; Zachary Taylor leads mostly volunteer troops against larger Mexican Army force; Mexico retreats, both sides claim victory

1847 Highlights

About February 23, 1847

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces