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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Jun 11   On this day in history wW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1947 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   On this day in history jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86  

Jun 16   On this day in history pravda denounces Marshall Plan  

Jun 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca  

Jun 19   On this day in history the birth of Salman Rushdie, British novelist  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1947 willem H Fly, typographer/co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84  

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

Jun 20   In the year 1947 pres Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act  

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

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

Jun 23   On this day in history truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress  

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

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 in the year 1947.  

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

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

Jun 29   In the year 1947 2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson  

Jul 01   British Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office in the year 1947.  

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

Jul 02   Military coup discovered in France on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1947 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   The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union in the year 1947.  

Jul 07   Alleged and disputed Roswell UFO incident on this day in history.  

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

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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   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   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 in the year 1947.  

Jan 11   In the year 1947 death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

Jan 12   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  

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

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