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Historical Events In 1947

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Mar 06   XB-45, 1st US 4-engine jet bomber, makes 1st test flight, Muroc, CA in the year 1947.  

Mar 06   In the year 1947 xB-45, a US 4-engine jet bomber, makes first test flight, Muroc CA  

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

Mar 07   General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution in the year 1947.  

Mar 07   Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies  

Mar 09   In the year 1947 uS Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill  

Mar 09   In the year 1947 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   Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 12   Belgian government of Huysmans resigns in the year 1947.  

Mar 12   On this day in history president Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism  

Mar 13   "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 13   19th Academy Awards: "Best Years of Our Lives", Frederic March, Olivia de Havilland win on this day in history.  

Mar 15   John Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy in the year 1947.  

Mar 15   John Lee appointed first black commissioned officer in US Navy on this day in history.  

Mar 16   In the year 1947 convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested  

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

Mar 18   William Durant auto manufacturer cofounder of Chevrolet, founder of General Motors, died on this day in the year 1947.  

Mar 19   In the year 1947 belgian government of Spaak, forms  

Mar 19   Belgian govt of Spaak, forms in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur in the year 1947.  

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   On this day in history president Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty  

Mar 24   Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the Presidency in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 24   The birth of Alan Sugar, British business Tycoon (Amstrad) on this day in history.  

Mar 25   9th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Holy Cross beats Okla 58-47 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

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   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 in the year 1947.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   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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