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.