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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Nov 17   Ricarda Huch, writer, dies at 83 in the year 1947.  

Nov 17   In the year 1947 the U.S. Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.  

Nov 19   In the year 1947 200" mirror arrives at Mt Palomar  

Nov 20   "Meet the Press" makes network TV debut on NBC on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 21   In the year 1947 bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to become wrestling champ  

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

Nov 24   John Steinbeck's novel "Pearl" published on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 25   In the year 1947 new Zealand accedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion  

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

Nov 27   In the year 1947 joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote  

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

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

Nov 29   Despite strong Arab opposition, the United Nations votes for the partition of Palestine and the creation of an independent Jewish state on this day in history.  

Nov 29   UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs andJews on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine in the year 1947.  

Nov 30   Day after UN decree for Israel, Jewish settlements attacked on this day in history.  

Nov 30   In the year 1947 earnest Lubitsch, actor/director (Anna Boleyn, Ninotchka), dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1947 tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire," premieres in NYC  

Dec 03   Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire makes its Broadway debut in the year 1947.  

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 perfs  

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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   In the year 1947 birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1947 josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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