Historical Events In 1947
Monday, 28 September 2020
Jan 21 "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 288 performances on this day in history.
Jan 22 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA in the year 1947.
Jan 22 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Jan 24 NFL adds 5th official (back judge) & allows sudden death in playoffs on this day in history.
Jan 25 Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48 on this day in history.
Jan 25 In the year 1947 mobster Al Capone dies at age 48.
Jan 26 In the year 1947 grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45
Jan 26 In the year 1947 kLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die
Jan 28 "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000 on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1947 reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72
Jan 29 Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC in the year 1947.
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 In the year 1947 aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists
Feb 01 Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad on this day in history.
Feb 01 NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1947 -81°F (-63°C), Snag Yukon (North American record)
Feb 03 -81ºF (-63ºC), Snag Yukon (North American record) on this day in history.
Feb 03 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74 on this day in history.
Feb 03 Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket on this day in history.
Feb 04 The birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1947 the birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President2006 The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed.
Feb 05 On this day in history bolewet Beirut becomes President of Poland
Feb 05 Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed in the year 1947.
Feb 06 In the year 1947 albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82
Feb 06 On this day in history compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket
Feb 07 Arabs & Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine in the year 1947.
Feb 08 On this day in history ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65
Feb 08 In the year 1947 jan van der Hoorn wins 8th Dutch 11-cities skating race (10:51)
Feb 09 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Phila on this day in history.
Feb 09 Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia PA in the year 1947.