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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Jul 08   Demolition begins in NYC for UN HQ building on this day in history.  

Jul 09   In the year 1947 britain's Princess Elizabeth & Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement  

Jul 10   200 die when train derails & fell into a river in Canton, China on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (50 Tests 1901-21, 2863 runs), dies on this day in history.  

Jul 14   C A Wirtanen discovers asteroid #1747 Wright in the year 1947.  

Jul 15   In the year 1947 henry Kolker, dies at 76  

Jul 16   Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee & Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19 in the year 1947.  

Jul 17   In the year 1947 raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved Jews), dies at 34  

Jul 18   In the year 1947 british seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine  

Jul 18   In the year 1947 president Harry S. Truman delegates responsibility for the civil administration of former Japanese mandated island to the Secretary of the Navy.  

Jul 18   In the year 1947 uS receives UN trusteeship over Pacific Islands  

Jul 19   In the year 1947 prime minister of shadow Burma government ,Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members were assassinated by British , which resulted in the political chaos in the country lasting until now.  

Jul 21   In the year 1947 indonesia begins 1st political election  

Jul 22   -8ø F (-13ø C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record) in the year 1947.  

Jul 22   -8F (-13C), Charlotte Pass, NSW (Australian record) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on this day in history.  

Jul 23   First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) in the year 1947.  

Jul 23   On this day in history the first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

Jul 24   Ernest Austin, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1947.  

Jul 25   In the year 1947 uS Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense  

Jul 25   In the year 1947 uS Deptartment of the Army created  

Jul 26   On this day in history department of Defense established  

Jul 26   Department of Defense forms in the year 1947.  

Jul 26   National Security Act establishes the CIA on this day in history.  

Jul 27   In the year 1947 yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak  

Jul 28   In the year 1947 iuliu Maniu's Boer party becomes forbidden in Romania  

Jul 29   ENIAC, one of the world's first digital computers, was turned back on after receiving a memory implant on this day in 1947 on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va in the year 1947.  

Jul 30   Cin Reds 16 game win streak ends, losing to NY Giants 5-4 on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history george Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies  

Jul 30   On this day in history the birth of Arnold Schwarzenegger, American actor  

Aug 04   Birthdate of the Medical Service Corps on this day in history.  

Aug 04   The Supreme Court of Japan is established on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  

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   On this day in history birth of rick Stein, English chef and television presenter  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 12   In the year 1947 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  

Jan 13   On this day in history veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61  

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   In the year 1947 josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  

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