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Historical Events In 1947

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Jul 08   In the year 1947 demolition begins in NYC for UN HQ building  

Jul 09   Britain's Princess Elizabeth & Lt Philip Mountbatten's engagement in the year 1947.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Henry Kolker, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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

Jul 17   Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish diplomat in WW II (saved Jews), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   British seize "Exodus 1947" ship of Jewish immigrants to Palestine in the year 1947.  

Jul 18   On this day in history president Harry S. Truman delegates responsibility for the civil administration of former Japanese mandated island to the Secretary of the Navy.  

Jul 18   On this day in history uS receives UN trusteeship over Pacific Islands  

Jul 19   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 in the year 1947.  

Jul 21   Indonesia begins 1st political election on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1947 1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI  

Jul 23   First Navy all jet squadron (VF-17A) receives its first aircraft (FH) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   In the year 1947 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   Department of Defense established on this day in history.  

Jul 26   On this day in history department of Defense forms  

Jul 26   On this day in history national Security Act establishes the CIA  

Jul 27   On this day in history yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak  

Jul 28   Iuliu Maniu's Boer party becomes forbidden in Romania in the year 1947.  

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

Jul 29   Gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va on this day in history.  

Jul 30   In the year 1947 cin Reds 16 game win streak ends, losing to NY Giants 5-4  

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

Jul 30   The birth of Arnold Schwarzenegger, American actor on this day in history.  

Aug 04   On this day in history birthdate of the Medical Service Corps  

Aug 04   On this day in history the Supreme Court of Japan is established.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

Jan 03   In the year 1947 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   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   Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 in the year 1947.  

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died in the year 1947.  

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 in the year 1947.  

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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