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Historical Events In 1947

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

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

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

Jul 10   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 21   On this day in history indonesia begins 1st political election  

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

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   The first US Navy air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   On this day in history uS Air Force, Navy & War Dept form US Dept of Defense  

Jul 25   US Deptartment of the Army created on this day in history.  

Jul 26   Department of Defense established on this day in history.  

Jul 26   In the year 1947 department of Defense forms  

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

Jul 27   Yogi Berri starts record 148 game errorless streak in the year 1947.  

Jul 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gas leak explodes in a beauty parlor, 10 women die in Harrisonburg Va  

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

Jul 30   George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies in the year 1947.  

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   In the year 1947 the Supreme Court of Japan is established.  

Aug 05   On this day in history joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies  

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80)  

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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

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