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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 21   "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 288 performances in the year 1947.  

Jan 22   1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA in the year 1947.  

Jan 22   In the year 1947 hollywood station KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins broadcasting.  

Jan 23   In the year 1947 pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79  

Jan 24   Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60 in the year 1947.  

Jan 24   In the year 1947 nFL adds 5th official (back judge) & allows sudden death in playoffs  

Jan 25   Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Mobster Al Capone dies at age 48 in the year 1947.  

Jan 26   In the year 1947 grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45  

Jan 26   On this day in history kLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die  

Jan 28   "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000 in the year 1947.  

Jan 28   Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies  

Jan 30   In the year 1947 frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies at 80  

Jan 31   Whitehorse, Yukon Territory temperature of -52 C (62 degrees below zero Fahrenheit) recorded; record low for all of Canada in the year 1947.  

Feb 01   On this day in history aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists  

Feb 01   Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad in the year 1947.  

Feb 01   In the year 1947 nV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established  

Feb 03   On this day in history -81F (-63C), Snag Yukon (North American record)  

Feb 03   In the year 1947 -81F (-63C), Snag Yukon (North American record)  

Feb 03   In the year 1947 anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74  

Feb 03   On this day in history bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket  

Feb 04   In the year 1947 the birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President  

Feb 04   The birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President2006 The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed in the year 1947.  

Feb 05   Bolewet Beirut becomes President of Poland in the year 1947.  

Feb 05   Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82  

Feb 06   Compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket in the year 1947.  

Feb 07   On this day in history arabs & Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine  

Feb 08   Ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65 in the year 1947.  

Feb 08   Jan van der Hoorn wins 8th Dutch 11-cities skating race (10:51) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Phila  

Feb 09   In the year 1947 bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia PA  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1947 birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

Jan 04   Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears) was born in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 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   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   In the year 1947 death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

Jan 17   In the year 1947 death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

Jan 20   On this day in history josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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