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