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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

Mar 06   XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA on this day in history.  

Mar 06   XB-45, a US 4-engine jet bomber, makes first test flight, Muroc CA on this day in history.  

Mar 07   On this day in history "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC  

Mar 07   General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution on this day in history.  

Mar 07   In the year 1947 paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt  

Mar 07   In the year 1947 the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.  

Mar 09   In the year 1947 stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies  

Mar 09   On this day in history uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

Mar 09   On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 11   On this day in history ottawa-born Barbara Ann Scott gets a ticker-tape parade down Bay Street after winning the World Figure Skating Championship; a year later she wins Olympic Gold.  

Mar 11   On this day in history victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45  

Mar 12   In the year 1947 "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances  

Mar 12   On this day in history belgian government of Huysmans resigns  

Mar 12   In the year 1947 president Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism  

Mar 13   "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances on this day in history.  

Mar 13   In the year 1947 19th Academy Awards "Best Years of Our Lives", Frederic March, Olivia de Havilland win  

Mar 13   19th Academy Awards: "Best Years of Our Lives", Frederic March, Olivia de Havilland win in the year 1947.  

Mar 15   On this day in history john Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy  

Mar 15   John Lee appointed first black commissioned officer in US Navy in the year 1947.  

Mar 16   On this day in history convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested  

Mar 16   Convair Liner, first US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested in the year 1947.  

Mar 18   In the year 1947 william Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, died on this day  

Mar 19   On this day in history belgian government of Spaak, forms  

Mar 19   Belgian govt of Spaak, forms on this day in history.  

Mar 19   On this day in history generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan  

Mar 19   On this day in history willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52  

Mar 20   180-metric ton blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic in the year 1947.  

Mar 21   On this day in history pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur  

Mar 21   On this day in history president Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States  

Mar 22   In the year 1947 president Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty  

Mar 24   Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the Presidency on this day in history.  

Mar 24   John D Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the UN on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1947 the birth of Alan Sugar, British business Tycoon (Amstrad)  

Mar 25   In the year 1947 9th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Holy Cross beats Okla 58-47  

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

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   In the year 1947 birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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   In the year 1947 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   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1947 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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