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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Mar 25   On this day in history agreement of Linggadjati ratified in Batavia  

Mar 25   On this day in history coal mine explosion in Centralia IL, claims 111 lives  

Mar 25   In the year 1947 last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v New Zealand, Christchurch)  

Mar 25   In the year 1947 singer/songwriter/pianist Elton John (Reginald Kenneth Dwight) born this day.  

Mar 27   On this day in history charles Smith, cricketer (batted for S Afr in 1902-03), dies  

Mar 28   Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 29   "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 perfs in the year 1947.  

Mar 29   In the year 1947 national revolt against France in Madagascar begins  

Apr 01   George II, king of Greece, dies at 56 in the year 1947.  

Apr 01   In the year 1947 greece's King George II died.  

Apr 02   Carlo Terron's "Il diamente del profeta," premieres in Rome in the year 1947.  

Apr 02   Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 02   UN places former Japanese mandated islands under U.S. trusteeship in the year 1947.  

Apr 03   "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 performances on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1947 "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 perfs  

Apr 04   Convention on International Civil Aviation goes into effect in the year 1947.  

Apr 04   On this day in history largest group of sunspots on record  

Apr 04   On this day in history uN's International Civil Aviation Organization established  

Apr 06   On this day in history 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281  

Apr 06   Vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed  

Apr 08   In the year 1947 the first illustrated insurance policy was issued by the Allstate Insurance Company.  

Apr 09   Atomic Energy Commission confirmed in the year 1947.  

Apr 09   On this day in history atomic Energy Commission formed  

Apr 09   On this day in history konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer, dies at 43  

Apr 09   On this day in history largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed  

Apr 09   Tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300 in the year 1947.  

Apr 10   In the year 1947 jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in major league baseball (Dodgers)  

Apr 10   In the year 1947 montreal Royals of the International League sell their star player Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers; appears in uniform for the Dodgers the next day,  

Apr 11   Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball in the year 1947.  

Apr 11   On this day in history jackie Robinson becomes first black in modern major-league baseball  

Apr 12   In the year 1947 christian F L Leipoldt, South African writer (Die Moormansgat), dies  

Apr 15   In the year 1947 jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut  

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

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

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