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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 09 May 2021

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   "Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres in the year 1947.  

Oct 13   On this day in history sydney Webb, England, writer/husband of Beatrice Potter, dies  

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

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   De Gaulles RPF wins French municipal elections on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Oct 23   NAACP petition on racism, "An Appeal to the World" presented to UN in the year 1947.  

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

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

Oct 24   In the year 1947 the birth of Kevin Kline, American actor  

Oct 25   On this day in history "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 perfs  

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

Oct 27   "You Bet Your Life", with Groucho Marx, premieres on ABC radio 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   On this day in history 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   Man O' War, racehorse, dies in the year 1947.  

Nov 01   UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ and UK in the year 1947.  

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

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

Nov 06   Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66 in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 11   Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Nov 12   In the year 1947 emmuska Orczy, British author (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82  

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   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   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   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

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 in the year 1947.  

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