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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 01 October 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   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   Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for S Afr in 1902-03), dies in the year 1947.  

Mar 28   Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer, dies at 57 in the year 1947.  

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

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

Apr 01   George II, king of Greece, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history greece's King George II died.  

Apr 02   Carlo Terron's "Il diamente del profeta," premieres in Rome on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1947.  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history convention on International Civil Aviation goes into effect  

Apr 04   Largest group of sunspots on record in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58  

Apr 08   In the year 1947 henry Ford, US industrialist (Ford cars), dies  

Apr 08   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history atomic Energy Commission confirmed  

Apr 09   In the year 1947 atomic Energy Commission formed  

Apr 09   Konrad Friedrich Noetel, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed in the year 1947.  

Apr 09   On this day in history tornadoes striking West Texas and Oklahoma kill 169, injuring 1,300  

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

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   Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball on this day in history.  

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   Jackie Robinson goes hitless in his major league debut in the year 1947.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

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   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   In the year 1947 karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 on this day in history.  

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