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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Feb 10   Canada signs mop-up peace treaties with former Axis powers Italy, Romania, Hungary and Finland on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia  

Feb 10   Netherlands Radio Union forms on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1947 province of Petsamo returned to Soviet Union by Finland  

Feb 10   On this day in history wWII peace treaties signed  

Feb 12   On this day in history daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia  

Feb 12   Daytime fireball &meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia in the year 1947.  

Feb 12   Record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands in the year 1947.  

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   On this day in history "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 perfs  

Feb 16   On this day in history morton Gould's 3rd Symphony, premieres  

Feb 17   Dutch RC bishops publish manifest against "godless communism" in the year 1947.  

Feb 18   24 die in a train crash in Gallitzin PA on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history cBS radio premiere of Villa-Lobos' "Bachianas Brasilieras No 3"  

Feb 20   In the year 1947 chemical mixing error causes explosion that destroys 42 blocks in LA  

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

Feb 20   Lord Mountbatten appointed as last viceroy of India in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 21   First broadcast of first US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember" in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion  

Feb 23   On this day in history gen Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170M in aid for European Jews  

Feb 23   On this day in history general Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170 million in aid for European Jews  

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

Feb 26   Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized on this day in history.  

Feb 28   On this day in history anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan  

Mar 01   Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

Mar 01   On this day in history international Monetary Fund began operations  

Mar 01   On this day in history j Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed  

Mar 05   Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Mar 06   Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1947.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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   Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1947 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   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

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

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