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Historical Events In 1947

Saturday, 04 December 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 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 in the year 1947.  

Mar 07   Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 09   US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill on this day in history.  

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   "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances in the year 1947.  

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   On this day in history "Brigadoon" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 581 performances  

Mar 13   19th Academy Awards "Best Years of Our Lives", Frederic March, Olivia de Havilland win 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 15   In the year 1947 john Lee appointed 1st black commissioned officer in US Navy  

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

Mar 16   Convair Liner, 1st US twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested in the year 1947.  

Mar 16   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history belgian government of Spaak, forms  

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

Mar 19   Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek conquers Jenan in the year 1947.  

Mar 19   Willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52 in the year 1947.  

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

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   The birth of Alan Sugar, British business Tycoon (Amstrad) in the year 1947.  

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   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   In the year 1947 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

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

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

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