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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

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

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

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

Mar 07   In the year 1947 general MacArthur approves Japanese constitution  

Mar 07   On this day in history paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt  

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

Mar 09   Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies on this day in history.  

Mar 09   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill in the year 1947.  

Mar 09   In the year 1947 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button  

Mar 11   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 in the year 1947.  

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   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   On this day in history 19th Academy Awards "Best Years of Our Lives", Frederic March, Olivia de Havilland win  

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

Mar 15   John Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy on this day in history.  

Mar 15   In the year 1947 john Lee appointed first black commissioned officer in US Navy  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 19   In the year 1947 generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan  

Mar 19   Willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

Mar 21   Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgens radiatur on this day in history.  

Mar 21   President Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States in the year 1947.  

Mar 22   President Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty in the year 1947.  

Mar 24   In the year 1947 congress proposes 2-term limitation on the Presidency  

Mar 24   On this day in history john D Rockefeller Jr donates NYC East River site to the UN  

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

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

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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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

Jan 20   On this day in history josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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