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Historical Events In 1947

Saturday, 04 December 2021

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

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

Feb 10   On this day in history netherlands Radio Union forms  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 17   In the year 1947 dutch RC bishops publish manifest against "godless communism"  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember" in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1947 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 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   Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82 in the year 1947.  

Feb 26   On this day in history ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82  

Feb 27   In the year 1947 mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89  

Feb 27   Paul-Emile Victor French polar expeditions organized in the year 1947.  

Feb 28   Anti Kuomintang demonstration on Taiwan in the year 1947.  

Mar 01   Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   In the year 1947 j Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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