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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 02 July 2020

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

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   Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79 in the year 1947.  

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 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72  

Jan 29   On this day in history arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC  

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   In the year 1947 whitehorse, Yukon Territory temperature of -52 C (62 degrees below zero Fahrenheit) recorded; record low for all of Canada  

Feb 01   Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1947 dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad  

Feb 01   NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 03   On this day in history anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74  

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 in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1947 bolewet Beirut becomes President of Poland  

Feb 05   In the year 1947 ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 09   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

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   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 on this day in history.  

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