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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

Sep 13   WPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting on this day in history.  

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   First 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh on this day in history.  

Sep 16   John Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   Fiorello H La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45), dies in the year 1947.  

Sep 21   On this day in history harry Carey Sr, actor/director (Red River, Sundown), dies at 69  

Sep 22   Dodgers clinch NL pennant on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1947 nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged  

Sep 26   Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61 in the year 1947.  

Sep 27   "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances on this day in history.  

Sep 28   On this day in history francisco Santiago, composer, dies at 58  

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

Oct 01   On this day in history nHL Pension Society founded  

Oct 01   The first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Oct 03   "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances in the year 1947.  

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

Oct 04   On this day in history max KEL Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies  

Oct 04   Negro League World Series, NY Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5 in the year 1947.  

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

Oct 05   On this day in history the first Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman  

Oct 05   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 in the year 1947.  

Oct 06   In the year 1947 leevi Antti Madetoya, composer, dies at 60  

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

Oct 07   In the year 1947 larry MacPhail resigns as Yank GM after final game of World Series  

Oct 08   On this day in history felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria writer (Bambi), dies at 78  

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

Oct 09   In the year 1947 the first telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane  

Oct 10   On this day in history "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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 13   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

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