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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Sep 12   Pirate Ralph Kiner hits his record 8th HR in 4 games in the year 1947.  

Sep 13   In the year 1947 wPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 14   61st US Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61) in the year 1947.  

Sep 15   1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1947 first 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh  

Sep 16   In the year 1947 john Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH  

Sep 19   On this day in history jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year"  

Sep 20   On this day in history fiorello H La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45), dies  

Sep 21   Harry Carey Sr, actor/director (Red River, Sundown), dies at 69 in the year 1947.  

Sep 22   Dodgers clinch NL pennant in the year 1947.  

Sep 23   Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series in the year 1947.  

Sep 26   In the year 1947 hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61  

Sep 27   "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances in the year 1947.  

Sep 28   Francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1947.  

Sep 30   Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised on this day in history.  

Oct 01   In the year 1947 nHL Pension Society founded  

Oct 01   The first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca in the year 1947.  

Oct 01   On this day in history uS control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends  

Oct 02   "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 03   "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances on this day in history.  

Oct 03   First telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed in the year 1947.  

Oct 04   Max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies on this day in history.  

Oct 04   In the year 1947 negro League World Series, NY Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5  

Oct 05   1st Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman in the year 1947.  

Oct 05   In the year 1947 the first Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman  

Oct 05   On this day in history the first U.S. president to make use of television addressed the nation from the White House. " Give Em Hell" Harry Truman accomplished the feat. I  

Oct 06   Leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1947.  

Oct 06   NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history larry MacPhail resigns as Yank GM after final game of World Series  

Oct 08   In the year 1947 felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria writer (Bambi), dies at 78  

Oct 09   In the year 1947 "High Button Shoes" opens at Century Theater NYC for 727 performances  

Oct 09   On this day in history the first telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane  

Oct 10   In the year 1947 "Allegro" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances  

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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   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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   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   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   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 17   In the year 1947 death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 in the year 1947.  

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