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Historical Events In 1947

Monday, 19 April 2021

Aug 05   Netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure on this day in history.  

Aug 06   On this day in history 1st performance of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 8"  

Aug 07   On this day in history balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef  

Aug 13   On this day in history johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies  

Aug 14   On this day in history india granted independence within British Commonwealth  

Aug 14   Pakistan created by the British in the year 1947.  

Aug 14   On this day in history pakistan gains independence from Britain  

Aug 15   On this day in history india becomes independent, Islamic part becomes Pakistan  

Aug 15   India declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan on this day in history.  

Aug 15   India gains independence from Britain in the year 1947.  

Aug 16   On this day in history ralph Kiner becomes 1st Pirate to hit 3 consecutive HRs  

Aug 17   The Radcliffe Line, the border between Union of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Naval torpedo & mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300 in the year 1947.  

Aug 18   In the year 1947 naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300  

Aug 19   Ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67 in the year 1947.  

Aug 19   J Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A in the year 1947.  

Aug 20   Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time in the year 1947.  

Aug 20   In the year 1947 franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79  

Aug 20   In the year 1947 turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph  

Aug 21   1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1947 14th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Chi Bears 0 (105,840)  

Aug 23   Pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert in the year 1947.  

Aug 23   Pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's first public singing concert in the year 1947.  

Aug 23   The birth of Willy Russell, Playwright; 'Educating Rita' and Shirley Valentine' on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

Aug 25   Marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph on this day in history.  

Aug 26   1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat) in the year 1947.  

Aug 29   On this day in history constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier  

Aug 31   Hungarian communist party wins election on this day in history.  

Sep 06   In the year 1947 paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76  

Sep 07   In the year 1947 battles between Hindus & Moslems in New Delhi  

Sep 08   On this day in history british govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis  

Sep 12   In the year 1947 harry Rowe Shelley, composer, dies at 89  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of rick Stein, English chef and television presenter  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  

Jan 13   In the year 1947 veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

Jan 15   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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