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Historical Events In 1947

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Aug 05   In the year 1947 netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure  

Aug 06   1st performance of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 8" in the year 1947.  

Aug 07   Balsa raft Kon Tiki crashes into a Polynesian archipelago reef on this day in history.  

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   Pakistan created by the British in the year 1947.  

Aug 14   Pakistan gains independence from Britain on this day in history.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history india declares independence from UK, Islamic part becomes Pakistan  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

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

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   On this day in history boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time  

Aug 20   On this day in history franz VM Cumont, Belgian religious historian, dies at 79  

Aug 20   Turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 23   On this day in history the birth of Willy Russell, Playwright; 'Educating Rita' and Shirley Valentine'  

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   In the year 1947 1st black baseball pitcher Don Bankhead (Hit a HR on 1st at bat)  

Aug 29   Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier in the year 1947.  

Aug 31   In the year 1947 hungarian communist party wins election  

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

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

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   In the year 1947 birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

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

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 13   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

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

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 on this day in history.  

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