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Historical Events In 1947

Thursday, 26 May 2022

Mar 25   Agreement of Linggadjati ratified in Batavia on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   Last day of Test cricket for Walter Hammond (v New Zealand, Christchurch) in the year 1947.  

Mar 25   On this day in history 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   National revolt against France in Madagascar begins in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 06   11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281 in the year 1947.  

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   Largest recorded sunspot (7,000) observed on this day in history.  

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

Apr 09   In the year 1947 atomic Energy Commission confirmed  

Apr 09   In the year 1947 atomic Energy Commission formed  

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

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

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

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

Apr 10   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, in the year 1947.  

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

Apr 11   Jackie Robinson becomes first black in modern major-league baseball on this day in history.  

Apr 12   Christian F L Leipoldt, South African writer (Die Moormansgat), dies on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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   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 in the year 1947.  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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