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Historical Events In 1947

Friday, 21 January 2022

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   200 die when train derails & fell into a river in Canton, China in the year 1947.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 23   1st (US Navy) air squadron of jets, Quonset Point, RI in the year 1947.  

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

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   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 in the year 1947.  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jul 30   In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.  

Aug 04   The Supreme Court of Japan is established in the year 1947.  

Aug 05   Joannes D M Cornelissen, historian (Johann de White), dies in the year 1947.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  

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

Jan 04   J Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of chris Cutler, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, Art Bears)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53  

Jan 11   On this day in history death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)  

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 in the year 1947.  

Jan 15   On this day in history death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35 on this day in history.  

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