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Historical Events In 1947

Monday, 21 September 2020

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

Feb 10   In the year 1947 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   Daytime fireball & meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Daytime fireball &meteorite fall seen in eastern Siberia on this day in history.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1947 sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72  

Feb 13   Vern 'Dry Hole' Hunter strikes oil near Leduc, sparking a new Alberta oil boom in the year 1947.  

Feb 15   "Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 perfs on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1947.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   Inventor Edwin Land demonstrates the Polaroid Land camera, which self-develops a black-and-white photo in 60 seconds in the year 1947.  

Feb 21   Whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 25   In the year 1947 friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82  

Feb 26   On this day in history 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   Anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan on this day in history.  

Mar 01   Cholera in Egypt in the year 1947.  

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

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

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

Mar 06   In the year 1947 ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55  

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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   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1947 death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died in the year 1947.  

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

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