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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

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

Jun 11   In the year 1947 wW II sugar rationing finally ends  

Jun 12   On this day in history babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ  

Jun 12   In the year 1947 jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

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

Jun 18   In the year 1947 cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0  

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1947 the first plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca  

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

Jun 20   Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, gangster, shot dead in Beverly Hills Cal on this day in history.  

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

Jun 22   In the year 1947 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)  

Jun 23   On this day in history compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa  

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

Jun 24   On this day in history looking skyward this night, Kenneth Arnold of Boise, Idaho reported seeing flying saucers over Mt. Rainier, Washington.  

Jun 25   In the year 1947 1st edition of Anne Frank's "The Back of House" published  

Jun 27   In the year 1947 98F (36.8C) in De Bilt Netherlands  

Jun 28   "Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1 on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Anti-Guide), dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 01   On this day in history british Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office  

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   252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC on this day in history.  

Jul 05   On this day in history "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 perfs  

Jul 06   On this day in history the AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.  

Jul 07   Alleged and disputed Roswell UFO incident in the year 1947.  

Jul 08   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1947 birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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   In the year 1947 death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

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   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 in the year 1947.  

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