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Historical Events In 1947

Wednesday, 20 October 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   Paraguayian Government unleashes contra revolt in the year 1947.  

May 08   A movement among Card players to protest its 1st meeting with Jackie Robinson & the Dodgers is aborted by a talk from owner Sam Breadon in the year 1947.  

May 09   On this day in history the World Bank opens in Washington, United States  

May 11   BF Goodrich announced the development of tubeless tire (Akron Ohio) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy on this day in history.  

May 11   In the year 1947 ture Rangstrom, composer, dies at 62  

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

May 14   On this day in history john Ray Sinnock, US chief engraver (1925-47), dies at 59  

May 18   A's catcher Warren Rosar catches his 147th game without an error on this day in history.  

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

May 22   The first US ballistic missile fired in the year 1947.  

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

May 23   On this day in history pC Hooft prize forms for literature  

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

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

May 30   In the year 1947 sidney Hugo Nicholson, composer, dies at 72  

May 31   In the year 1947 adrienne Ames, actress (Black Sheep, 24 Hours), dies at 39  

May 31   On this day in history communists grab power in Hungary  

May 31   In the year 1947 eastern DC-4 crashes between Port Deposit & Perryville MD, kills 53  

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

Jun 01   The OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands in the year 1947.  

Jun 02   "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances on this day in history.  

Jun 02   Hermann Darewsky, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   British viceroy of India lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan in the year 1947.  

Jun 04   "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   Sec of State George C Marshall outlines "The Marshall Plan" in the year 1947.  

Jun 06   Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   Tom O'Brien, actor (Flying Fool), dies at 56 in the year 1947.  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born in the year 1947.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1947 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   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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