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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 22   In the year 1947 dodgers clinch NL pennant  

Sep 23   On this day in history nikola Petkov, leader of Bulgaria Boer party, hanged  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 10   "Allegro" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 in the year 1947.  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   On this day in history jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 in the year 1947.  

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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