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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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

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

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

Aug 14   In the year 1947 pakistan gains independence from Britain  

Aug 15   India becomes independent, Islamic part becomes Pakistan in the year 1947.  

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

Aug 15   On this day in history india gains independence from Britain  

Aug 16   Ralph Kiner becomes 1st Pirate to hit 3 consecutive HRs in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 19   On this day in history j Arens & D van Dorpen synthetise vitamin A  

Aug 20   Boston Braves hit a million attendance for 1st time on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ettore Bugatti, Italian/French car manufacturer, dies  

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

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

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

Aug 23   In the year 1947 the birth of Willy Russell, Playwright; 'Educating Rita' and Shirley Valentine'  

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

Aug 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

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

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   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 20   On this day in history josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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