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Historical Events In 1947

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

Jan 22   On this day in history 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA  

Jan 22   On this day in history hollywood station KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins broadcasting.  

Jan 23   Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60  

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

Jan 25   Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48 in the year 1947.  

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

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

Jan 26   KLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die in the year 1947.  

Jan 28   On this day in history "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000  

Jan 28   Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1947.  

Jan 29   Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC in the year 1947.  

Jan 29   Fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history nV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established  

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

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

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   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   On this day in history ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed  

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

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

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

Feb 08   In the year 1947 ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65  

Feb 08   Jan van der Hoorn wins 8th Dutch 11-cities skating race (10:51) in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 09   Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia PA on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  

Jan 13   In the year 1947 veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

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

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