What Happened on March 3, 1847

Historical Events

  • 9th Grand National: Denny Wynne wins aboard 10/1 Mathew; regarded as the first Irish-trained horse to win the race
  • US Post Office Department is authorized to issue postage stamps

Famous Birthdays

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell (1847-1922)

Scottish-born British-American inventor (telephone), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Born in 1847

About March 3, 1847

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 176 years and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces