On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1847

Historical Events

  • Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)
1847 Highlights

About March 1, 1847

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces