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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Feb 10   In the year 1947 canada signs mop-up peace treaties with former Axis powers Italy, Romania, Hungary and Finland  

Feb 10   Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Netherlands Radio Union forms in the year 1947.  

Feb 10   Province of Petsamo returned to Soviet Union by Finland on this day in history.  

Feb 10   WWII peace treaties signed in the year 1947.  

Feb 12   In the year 1947 daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia  

Feb 12   In the year 1947 daytime fireball &meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia  

Feb 12   Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72 in the year 1947.  

Feb 13   Vern 'Dry Hole' Hunter strikes oil near Leduc, sparking a new Alberta oil boom on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1947 "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 perfs  

Feb 16   Morton Gould's 3rd Symphony, premieres on this day in history.  

Feb 17   On this day in history dutch RC bishops publish manifest against "godless communism"  

Feb 18   In the year 1947 24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin PA  

Feb 19   In the year 1947 cBS radio premiere of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 3"  

Feb 20   On this day in history chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42 blocks in LA  

Feb 20   Chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42 blocks in Los Angeles CA in the year 1947.  

Feb 20   Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India on this day in history.  

Feb 21   In the year 1947 1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember"  

Feb 21   On this day in history first broadcast of first US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember"  

Feb 21   On this day in history inventor Edwin Land demonstrates the Polaroid Land camera, which self-develops a black-and-white photo in 60 seconds.  

Feb 21   Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion in the year 1947.  

Feb 23   Gen Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170M in aid for European Jews on this day in history.  

Feb 23   General Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170 million in aid for European Jews in the year 1947.  

Feb 25   On this day in history friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82  

Feb 26   In the year 1947 ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82  

Feb 27   Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized  

Feb 28   In the year 1947 anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan  

Mar 01   In the year 1947 cholera in Egypt  

Mar 01   International Monetary Fund began operations in the year 1947.  

Mar 01   J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed in the year 1947.  

Mar 05   Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63 in the year 1947.  

Mar 06   Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55 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   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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   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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of rick Stein, English chef and television presenter  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1947 josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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