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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

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

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 in the year 1947.  

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

Mar 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

Apr 04   In the year 1947 convention on International Civil Aviation goes into effect  

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   In the year 1947 11th Golf Masters Championship: Jimmy Demaret wins, shooting a 281  

Apr 06   In the year 1947 vaclav Kapral, composer, dies at 58  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in modern major-league baseball  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

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   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   Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 in the year 1947.  

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   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 in the year 1947.  

Jan 13   In the year 1947 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   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 20   On this day in history josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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