Famous Deaths In 1947
Friday, 16 April 2021
Jan 04 In the year 1947 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 in the year 1947.
Jan 15 Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died on this day in history.
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.
Jan 23 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 24 Felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1947 anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74
Feb 05 Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed died in the year 1947.
Feb 06 In the year 1947 albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82
Feb 08 In the year 1947 ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65
Feb 12 Sidney Toler, actor (Charlie Chan, Dark Alibi), dies at 72 in the year 1947.
Feb 25 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82 in the year 1947.
Feb 26 Ben Webster, actor (Old Curiosity Shop), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89 on this day in history.
Mar 01 J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed died on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1947 alfredo Casella, Italian composer/conductor (La Giara), dies at 63
Mar 06 Ludwig Weber, composer, dies at 55 in the year 1947.
Mar 09 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies on this day in history.
Mar 11 On this day in history victor Hely-Hutchinson, composer, dies at 45
Mar 12 On this day in history death of "Winston Churchill the American", American novelist (b. 1871)
Mar 18 William C. Durant, American automobile pioneer (b. 1861) died in the year 1947.
Mar 19 On this day in history 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 On this day in history charles Smith, cricketer (batted for S Afr in 1902-03), dies