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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Oct 11   Brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR on this day in history.  

Oct 12   In the year 1947 nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42  

Oct 13   "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres on this day in history.  

Oct 13   Sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015) in the year 1947.  

Oct 14   Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes first supersonic flight (Mach 1.015) in the year 1947.  

Oct 14   In the year 1947 chuck Yeager makes the first 'Supersonic' flight over Edwards Air Force Base California  

Oct 19   On this day in history de Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections  

Oct 20   HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood on this day in history.  

Oct 21   Dutch Dakota explodes near Coopenhagen, 16 die on this day in history.  

Oct 23   NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN on this day in history.  

Oct 24   On this day in history series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States)  

Oct 24   On this day in history series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States)  

Oct 24   On this day in history the birth of Kevin Kline, American actor  

Oct 25   "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs in the year 1947.  

Oct 26   Maharajah of Jammu & Kashmir accedes to India in the year 1947.  

Oct 27   In the year 1947 "You Bet Your Life", with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio  

Oct 27   "You Bet Your Life," with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio in the year 1947.  

Oct 27   In the year 1947 groucho Marx hosts the radio premiere of You Bet Your Life, on ABC radio. (When the show later moved to TV, it jumped ship to NBC.)  

Oct 29   Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherland form Benelux Union on this day in history.  

Oct 29   On this day in history frances Cleveland Preston, former 1st lady (1885-89 93-97), dies at 83  

Oct 29   In the year 1947 the birth of Richard Dreyfuss, American actor  

Oct 30   23 countries sign GATT agreement in Geneva on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history man O' War, racehorse, dies  

Nov 01   UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ and UK on this day in history.  

Nov 02   In the year 1947 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Golf Club (Portland, Oregon, US)  

Nov 02   Howard Hughes'"Spruce Goose" flies for only time in the year 1947.  

Nov 06   In the year 1947 kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66  

Nov 08   Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 SA v Victoria in the year 1947.  

Nov 11   On this day in history martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64  

Nov 12   Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1947 kPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)  

Nov 15   On this day in history bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG  

Nov 16   On this day in history 15,000 demonstrate in Brussels against mild sentence of nazis  

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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 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   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born on this day in history.  

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   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1947 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   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 in the year 1947.  

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

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