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Historical Events In 1947

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Aug 05   On this day in history netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure  

Aug 06   In the year 1947 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   Johan H T Norlind, Swedish musicologist, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 14   India granted independence within British Commonwealth on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history pakistan created by the British  

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

Aug 15   India becomes independent, Islamic part becomes Pakistan on this day in history.  

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

Aug 15   India gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Aug 18   On this day in history naval torpedo and mine factory explodes at Cadiz, Spain killing 300  

Aug 19   In the year 1947 ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67  

Aug 19   In the year 1947 j Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A  

Aug 20   In the year 1947 boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time  

Aug 20   Franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79 in the year 1947.  

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

Aug 21   1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win in the year 1947.  

Aug 21   Ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies in the year 1947.  

Aug 22   On this day in history 14th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 16, Chi Bears 0 (105,840)  

Aug 23   On this day in history pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert  

Aug 23   On this day in history pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's first public singing concert  

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

Aug 25   In the year 1947 clark Wissler, US cultural anthropologist, dies at 76  

Aug 25   In the year 1947 marion Carl in D-558-I sets world aircraft speech record, 1,047 kph  

Aug 26   1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1947 constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier  

Aug 31   On this day in history hungarian communist party wins election  

Sep 06   On this day in history paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76  

Sep 07   Battles between Hindus & Moslems in New Delhi in the year 1947.  

Sep 08   British govt sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis in the year 1947.  

Sep 12   Harry Rowe Shelley, composer, dies at 89 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   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1947 birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 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   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

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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