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Historical Events In 1947

Monday, 19 April 2021

Nov 17   Ricarda Huch, writer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Nov 17   The U.S. Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath on this day in history.  

Nov 19   200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar on this day in history.  

Nov 20   In the year 1947 "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC  

Nov 20   Britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten in the year 1947.  

Nov 20   The first permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (The New Jersey) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history uN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps  

Nov 21   Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to become wrestling champ on this day in history.  

Nov 23   On this day in history french govt of Schumann, forms  

Nov 24   John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published in the year 1947.  

Nov 24   On this day in history john Steinbeck's novel "The Pearl" published  

Nov 24   In the year 1947 un-American Activities Committee finds "Hollywood 10" in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists  

Nov 25   On this day in history new Zealand accedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion  

Nov 25   New Zealand acedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion in the year 1947.  

Nov 27   Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Jacques-Philippe Leclerc, WW II hero (liberator of Paris), dies at 44 in the year 1947.  

Nov 29   In the year 1947 35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9  

Nov 29   In the year 1947 despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state.  

Nov 29   UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs andJews in the year 1947.  

Nov 30   In the year 1947 arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine  

Nov 30   Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked in the year 1947.  

Nov 30   Earnest Lubitsch, actor/director (Anna Boleyn, Ninotchka), dies in the year 1947.  

Dec 01   Aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Marine Helicopter Experimental Squadron, HMX-1, was established at MCAS Quantico,its mission was to develop techniques and tactics for the various uses of helicopters in amphibious operations in the year 1947.  

Dec 02   On this day in history 13th Heisman Trophy Award: John Lujack, Notre Dame (QB)  

Dec 03   Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire," premieres in NYC in the year 1947.  

Dec 03   On this day in history tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Broadway debut.  

Dec 04   In the year 1947 uSSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union  

Dec 04   USSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union on this day in history.  

Dec 05   In the year 1947 jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis  

Dec 05   In the year 1947 joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title  

Dec 06   In the year 1947 the Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.  

Dec 08   "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 perfs in the year 1947.  

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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   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born in the year 1947.  

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   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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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