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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Nov 17   On this day in history ricarda Huch, writer, dies at 83  

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

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   On this day in history britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten  

Nov 20   The first permanent TV installed on seagoing vessel (The New Jersey) in the year 1947.  

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

Nov 21   On this day in history bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St Louis, to become wrestling champ  

Nov 23   French govt of Schumann, forms in the year 1947.  

Nov 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Nov 28   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 29   In the year 1947 uN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs andJews  

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

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   On this day in history aleister Edward S Crowley, British occultist, dies at 72  

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

Dec 01   In the year 1947 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   In the year 1947 13th Heisman Trophy Award: John Lujack, Notre Dame (QB)  

Dec 03   On this day in history 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   USSR joins International Amateur Athletic Union on this day in history.  

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

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   The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated in the year 1947.  

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   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 in the year 1947.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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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