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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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

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

Mar 07   "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC in the year 1947.  

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

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

Mar 07   On this day in history the Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1947 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   President Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 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 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   Convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested on this day in history.  

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

Mar 18   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1947 180-metric ton blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic  

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

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

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   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   In the year 1947 birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

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

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1947.  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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