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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 02 July 2020

Mar 25   Agreement of Linggadjati ratified in Batavia in the year 1947.  

Mar 25   In the year 1947 coal mine explosion in Centralia IL, claims 111 lives  

Mar 25   On this day in history last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v New Zealand, Christchurch)  

Mar 25   Singer/songwriter/pianist Elton John (Reginald Kenneth Dwight) born this day on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for S Afr in 1902-03), dies in the year 1947.  

Mar 28   On this day in history rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer, dies at 57  

Mar 29   On this day in history "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 perfs  

Mar 29   National revolt against France in Madagascar begins in the year 1947.  

Apr 01   In the year 1947 george II, king of Greece, dies at 56  

Apr 01   Greece's King George II died in the year 1947.  

Apr 02   On this day in history carlo Terron's "Il diamente del profeta," premieres in Rome  

Apr 02   Joseph Hardstaff, cricket (311 runs in 5 Tests for Eng 1907-08), dies in the year 1947.  

Apr 02   On this day in history uN places former Japanese mandated islands under U.S. trusteeship  

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

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

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

Apr 04   Largest group of sunspots on record on this day in history.  

Apr 04   UN's International Civil Aviation Organization established in the year 1947.  

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

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

Apr 08   On this day in history henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies  

Apr 08   In the year 1947 largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed  

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

Apr 09   Atomic Energy Commission confirmed in the year 1947.  

Apr 09   On this day in history atomic Energy Commission formed  

Apr 09   Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1947.  

Apr 09   In the year 1947 largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed  

Apr 09   In the year 1947 tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300  

Apr 10   Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in major league baseball (Dodgers) on this day in history.  

Apr 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball  

Apr 11   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 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   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   In the year 1947 forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 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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