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Historical Events Happened In 1947

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Jan 01   In the year 1947 benelux agress to work related issues  

Jan 01   In the year 1947 britain nationalizes its coal industry  

Jan 02   On this day in history a new specification for aircraft color was issued providing for the use of glossy sea blue on all shipboard and water based aircraft and all helicopters  

Jan 02   Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengal on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 1st opening session of Congress to be televised  

Jan 03   Congressional proceedings are televised for the first time as viewers in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. witness opening ceremonies of the 80th Congress on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 william Dawson becomes first black to head congressional committee  

Jan 04   "Park Avenue" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 72 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 in the year 1947.  

Jan 06   In the year 1947 ray Lindwall smashes 100 v England in MCG Test  

Jan 06   Ray Lindwall smashes 100 vs England in MCG Test in the year 1947.  

Jan 07   Aust v Eng at MCG drawn in 6 days, 1st cricket draw in Aust since 1882 in the year 1947.  

Jan 07   Australia vs England at MCG drawn in 6 days, first cricket draw in Australia since 1882 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Gen George Marshall becomes Sect of State in the year 1947.  

Jan 08   General George Marshall becomes Secretary of State on this day in history.  

Jan 08   The birth of David Bowie, English rock singer and film actor in the year 1947.  

Jan 08   Toronto Maple Leaf rookie Howie Meeker scores 5 goals in a game on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history "Street Scene" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 148 performances  

Jan 09   In the year 1947 karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 10   "Finian's Rainbow" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 725 performances in the year 1947.  

Jan 10   British stop ships Independence & In-Gathering from landing in Israel in the year 1947.  

Jan 10   On this day in history greek steamer "Himara" strikes a wartime mine in Saronic Gulf south of Athens with loss of 392 of 637 aboard  

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history the brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.  

Jan 16   Vincent Aurial elected President of France on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Muiden Neth ammunition factory explodes, 16 die in the year 1947.  

Jan 17   In the year 1947 muiden Netherlands ammunition factory explodes, 16 die  

Jan 18   In the year 1947 "Red Mill" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 831 performances  

Jan 18   Small river steamer sank on Yangtze River, kills 400 in the year 1947.  

Jan 19   SS Himera runs aground at Athens, kills 392 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1947 brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 in the year 1947.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born in the year 1947.  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 in the year 1947.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 in the year 1947.  

Jan 15   In the year 1947 death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 in the year 1947.