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Historical Events In 1947

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

May 07   "Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC in the year 1947.  

May 07   General MacArthur approves Japanese constitution in the year 1947.  

May 07   In the year 1947 paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt  

May 08   On this day in history a movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon  

May 09   The World Bank opens in Washington, United States in the year 1947.  

May 11   BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio) in the year 1947.  

May 11   BF Goodrich manufactures first tubeless tire, Akron OH on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1947 laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy  

May 11   Ture Rangstrom, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

May 13   Senate approved the Taft-Hartley Act limiting the power of unions in the year 1947.  

May 14   In the year 1947 john Ray Sinnock, US chief engraver (1925-47), dies at 59  

May 18   On this day in history a's catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error  

May 22   On this day in history "Truman Doctrine" goes into effect, aiding Turkey & Greece  

May 22   The first US ballistic missile fired on this day in history.  

May 23   C F Ramuz, writer, dies at 68 in the year 1947.  

May 23   PC Hooft prize forms for literature on this day in history.  

May 25   Coal dust explosion rocks Centralia Coal Co's Mine #5 killing 111 in the year 1947.  

May 25   On this day in history coal dust explosion rocks Centralia Coal Company's Mine #5 killing 111  

May 30   On this day in history sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer, dies at 72  

May 31   Adrienne Ames, actress (Black Sheep, 24 Hours), dies at 39 on this day in history.  

May 31   Communists grab power in Hungary in the year 1947.  

May 31   Eastern DC-4 crashes between Port Deposit & Perryville MD, kills 53 in the year 1947.  

May 31   On this day in history italian Government of Gasperi forms  

Jun 01   The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands on this day in history.  

Jun 02   "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances in the year 1947.  

Jun 02   Hermann Darewsky, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1947.  

Jun 03   On this day in history british viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan  

Jun 04   In the year 1947 "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances  

Jun 05   Sec of State George C Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan" on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1947 sec of State George C Marshall outlines "The Marshall Plan"  

Jun 06   Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies in the year 1947.  

Jun 08   Lassie makes its broadcast debut on the ABC radio network on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1947 tom O'Brien, actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56  

Jun 09   In the year 1947 wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40), dies at 62  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   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   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   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

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

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