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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

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 in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1947 britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten  

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

Nov 20   UN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 23   French govt of Schumann, forms on this day in history.  

Nov 24   In the year 1947 john Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published  

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

Nov 24   Un-American Activities Committee finds "Hollywood 10" in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists on this day in history.  

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

Nov 25   New Zealand acedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   On this day in history jacques-Philippe Leclerc, WW II hero (liberator of Paris), dies at 44  

Nov 29   35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 30   Arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1947 day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked  

Nov 30   On this day in history earnest Lubitsch, actor/director (Anna Boleyn, Ninotchka), dies  

Dec 01   Aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72 in the year 1947.  

Dec 01   Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba in the year 1947.  

Dec 01   On this day in history 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.  

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   In the year 1947 tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Broadway debut.  

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

Dec 04   On this day in history uSSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union  

Dec 05   Jersey Joe Walcott beats Joe Louis on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Joe Louis beats Jersey Joe Walcott in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.  

Dec 06   The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated on this day in history.  

Dec 08   "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 perfs 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   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   In the year 1947 karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

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   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   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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