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Historical Events In 1947

Sunday, 28 February 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   In the year 1947 babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ  

Jun 12   Jazeps Medins, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3) in the year 1947.  

Jun 16   1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington" in the year 1947.  

Jun 16   Jean-Francois Capart, Belgian egyptologist (Memphis), dies at 86 in the year 1947.  

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

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

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

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   The first plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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

Jun 23   In the year 1947 compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v S Africa  

Jun 23   Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by congress in the year 1947.  

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   1st edition of Anne Frank's "The Back of House" published in the year 1947.  

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

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   2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson in the year 1947.  

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   On this day in history military coup discovered in France  

Jul 03   In the year 1947 252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC  

Jul 05   In the year 1947 "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 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1947 birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

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

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   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  

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   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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