On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1847

Historical Events

  • Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment
  • Neth's Haarlem's Current newspaper starts publishing
1847 Highlights

About January 1, 1847

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn