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Historical Events In 1947

Friday, 04 December 2020

Feb 10   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 12   In the year 1947 record 100.5-kg sailfish caught, C W Stewart, Galapagos Islands  

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

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 in the year 1947.  

Feb 16   Morton Gould's 3rd Symphony, premieres in the year 1947.  

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

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 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   1st broadcast of 1st US TV soap opera "A Woman to Remember" on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history whipper Billy Watson beats Bill Longson, to become wrestling champion  

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

Feb 23   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1947 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   In the year 1947 j Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed  

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

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   Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

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   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 in the year 1947.  

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   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 in the year 1947.  

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

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

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