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Historical Events In 1947

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Nov 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

Nov 20   Britain's Princess Elizabeth, marries Duke Philip Mountbatten on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1947 new Zealand acedes to Statute of Westminster, becomes a dominion  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Nov 30   On this day in history arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire," premieres in NYC  

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   On this day in history uSSR joins Intl Amateur Athletic Union  

Dec 05   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears) was born in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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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