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Historical Events In 1947

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Oct 11   On this day in history brazil & Chile break diplomatic relations with USSR  

Oct 12   On this day in history nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42  

Oct 13   In the year 1947 "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres  

Oct 13   In the year 1947 sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies  

Oct 14   Chuck Yeager in Bell XS-1 makes 1st supersonic flight (Mach 1.015) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Oct 19   In the year 1947 de Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections  

Oct 20   On this day in history hUAC opens hearings into alleged Communist influence in Hollywood  

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

Oct 24   Series of forest fires burn $30 million of timber (New England States) in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history belgium, Luxembourg & Netherland form Benelux Union  

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

Oct 29   On this day in history the birth of Richard Dreyfuss, American actor  

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

Nov 01   In the year 1947 man O' War, racehorse, dies  

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

Nov 02   On this day in history 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Golf Club (Portland, Oregon, US)  

Nov 02   On this day in history howard Hughes'"Spruce Goose" flies for only time  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   On this day in history 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   15,000 demonstrate in Brussels against mild sentence of nazis on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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 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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

Jan 20   On this day in history josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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