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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 01 October 2020

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

Sep 13   On this day in history wPVI TV channel 6 in Philadelphia, PA (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Sep 14   On this day in history 61st US Womens Tennis: A Louise Brough beats M O duPont (86 46 61)  

Sep 15   1st 4 engine jet propelled fighter plane tested, Columbus, Oh in the year 1947.  

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

Sep 16   On this day in history john Cobb sets world auto speed record at 394.2 MPH  

Sep 19   Jackie Robinson is named 1947 "Rookie of Year" on this day in history.  

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

Sep 21   In the year 1947 harry Carey Sr, actor/director (Red River, Sundown), dies at 69  

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

Sep 23   Nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged in the year 1947.  

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

Sep 26   Hugh Lofting, writer (Gub Gub Book), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 30   In the year 1947 yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised  

Oct 01   In the year 1947 nHL Pension Society founded  

Oct 01   In the year 1947 the first helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca  

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

Oct 02   In the year 1947 "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 05   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history nY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series  

Oct 07   Larry MacPhail resigns as Yank GM after final game of World Series on this day in history.  

Oct 08   Felix Salten, [Siegmund Salzmann], Austria writer (Bambi), dies at 78 in the year 1947.  

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

Oct 09   The first telephone conversation between a moving car & a plane on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

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

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   In the year 1947 forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   In the year 1947 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   In the year 1947 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  

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

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