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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Jun 11   WW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942) on this day in history.  

Jun 11   WW II sugar rationing finally ends on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ in the year 1947.  

Jun 12   On this day in history jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70  

Jun 13   1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3) on this day in history.  

Jun 16   On this day in history 1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"  

Jun 16   Jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86 on this day in history.  

Jun 16   Pravda denounces Marshall Plan on this day in history.  

Jun 16   In the year 1947 the first network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"  

Jun 17   1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0 in the year 1947.  

Jun 19   1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca on this day in history.  

Jun 19   The birth of Salman Rushdie, British novelist on this day in history.  

Jun 19   On this day in history the first plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca  

Jun 19   Willem H Fly, typographer/co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 1947 benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal  

Jun 20   Pres Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act on this day in history.  

Jun 22   12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO) on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa in the year 1947.  

Jun 23   In the year 1947 truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress  

Jun 24   In the year 1947 looking skyward this night, Kenneth Arnold of Boise, Idaho reported seeing flying saucers over Mt. Rainier, Washington.  

Jun 25   On this day in history 1st edition of Anne Frank's "The Back of House" published  

Jun 27   98F (36.8C) in De Bilt Netherlands on this day in history.  

Jun 28   "Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1 in the year 1947.  

Jun 28   In the year 1947 stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Anti-Guide), dies at 72  

Jun 29   On this day in history 2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson  

Jul 01   British Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office on this day in history.  

Jul 01   Clarence Lucas, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Military coup discovered in France in the year 1947.  

Jul 03   On this day in history 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC  

Jul 05   "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 perfs in the year 1947.  

Jul 06   In the year 1947 the AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.  

Jul 07   On this day in history alleged and disputed Roswell UFO incident.  

Jul 08   In the year 1947 14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born in the year 1947.  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born in the year 1947.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

Jan 04   Chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of rick Stein, English chef and television presenter  

Famous Deaths In 1947

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1947 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   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died in the year 1947.  

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   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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