Famous Deaths In 1947
Monday, 24 June 2019
Jan 04 Forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71 in the year 1947.
Jan 09 In the year 1947 karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53
Jan 11 In the year 1947 death of eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879)
Jan 12 On this day in history jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
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 in the year 1947.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1947 pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79
Jan 24 In the year 1947 felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60
Jan 25 In the year 1947 al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48
Jan 26 Grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45 on this day in history.
Jan 28 Reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1947.
Jan 29 In the year 1947 fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies
Jan 30 Frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies at 80 in the year 1947.
Feb 03 On this day in history anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74
Feb 05 In the year 1947 death of ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed
Feb 06 Albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65
Feb 12 In the year 1947 sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72
Feb 25 In the year 1947 friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82
Feb 26 Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
Mar 01 In the year 1947 death of j Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed
Mar 05 Alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63 in the year 1947.
Mar 06 Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1947.
Mar 09 In the year 1947 stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
Mar 11 Victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1947 death of "Winston Churchill the American", American novelist (b. 1871)
Mar 18 In the year 1947 death of william C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (b. 1861)
Mar 19 In the year 1947 willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52
Mar 20 Sigurd Wallén, Swedish actor and filmdirector (b. 1884) died in the year 1947.
Mar 23 On this day in history death of archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (b. 1870)
Mar 27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for S Afr in 1902-03), dies in the year 1947.