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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 22 September 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" on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 14   In the year 1947 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   In the year 1947 india gains independence from Britain  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 19   On this day in history ernst Laqueur, Dut chemist/psychologist (sexual hormones), dies at 67  

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

Aug 20   On this day in history turner Caldwell in D-558-I sets aircraft speed record, 1131 kph  

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

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

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

Aug 23   In the year 1947 pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert  

Aug 23   In the year 1947 pres Truman's daughter, Margaret's first public singing concert  

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

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) in the year 1947.  

Aug 29   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died in the year 1947.  

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 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 in the year 1947.  

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