On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1847

Historical Events

  • American-Mexican war: US General Winfield Scott captures Mexico City

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Dupee Blake, American composer, born in Walpole, Massachusetts (d. 1903)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolas Oudinot, French marshal, dies at 81
1847 Highlights

About September 13, 1847

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 173 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo