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Historical Events In 1947

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Oct 11   In the year 1947 brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR  

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

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

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

Oct 14   On this day in history chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015)  

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

Oct 14   Chuck Yeager makes the first 'Supersonic' flight over Edwards Air Force Base California in the year 1947.  

Oct 19   De Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections in the year 1947.  

Oct 20   HUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood in the year 1947.  

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

Oct 23   In the year 1947 nAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN  

Oct 24   Series of forest fires $30 million of timber (New England States) on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1947 series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States)  

Oct 24   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Oct 27   "You Bet Your Life", with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio on this day in history.  

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

Oct 27   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.) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 29   Frances Cleveland Preston, former 1st lady (1885-89 93-97), dies at 83 in the year 1947.  

Oct 29   The birth of Richard Dreyfuss, American actor in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 01   Man O' War, racehorse, dies on this day in history.  

Nov 01   On this day in history uN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ and UK  

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

Nov 02   In the year 1947 howard Hughes'"Spruce Goose" flies for only time  

Nov 06   Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 11   In the year 1947 martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64  

Nov 12   Emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82 in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 15   Bradman scores his 100th 100, 172 v Indians at the SCG on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 11   In the year 1947 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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