Historical Events In 1947
Sunday, 31 May 2020
Jan 21 On this day in history "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 288 performances
Jan 22 In the year 1947 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
Jan 22 Hollywood station KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins broadcasting in the year 1947.
Jan 23 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history felix Timmermans, writer/painter (Gift from St Nicholas), dies at 60
Jan 24 In the year 1947 nFL adds 5th official (back judge) & allows sudden death in playoffs
Jan 25 Al Capone, Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48 on this day in history.
Jan 25 Mobster Al Capone dies at age 48 in the year 1947.
Jan 26 Grace Moore, US soprano/actress (1 Night of Life), dies at 45 on this day in history.
Jan 26 In the year 1947 kLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die
Jan 28 On this day in history "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000
Jan 28 In the year 1947 reynaldo Hahn, composer, dies at 72
Jan 29 In the year 1947 arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC
Jan 29 In the year 1947 fred Barratt, cricket (5 wkts at 47 in 5 Tests for Eng 1929-30), dies
Jan 30 On this day in history frederick F Blackman, English botanist, dies at 80
Jan 31 Whitehorse, Yukon Territory temperature of -52 C (62 degrees below zero Fahrenheit) recorded; record low for all of Canada in the year 1947.
Feb 01 On this day in history aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of Christian-democrats & communists
Feb 01 On this day in history dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad
Feb 01 NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established on this day in history.
Feb 03 On this day in history -81°F (-63°C), Snag Yukon (North American record)
Feb 03 -81ºF (-63ºC), Snag Yukon (North American record) in the year 1947.
Feb 03 On this day in history anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74
Feb 03 In the year 1947 bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket
Feb 04 The birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1947 the birth of Dan Quayle, Former American Vice-President2006 The Wowowee stampede occurred at the PhilSports Arena. 61 killed.
Feb 05 Bolewet Beirut becomes President of Poland on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed
Feb 06 Albert JM Bakker, Dutch actor (Teun the night watch), dies at 82 in the year 1947.
Feb 06 In the year 1947 compton & Arthur Morris both complete dual tons in same Test Cricket
Feb 07 Arabs & Jews reject British proposal to split Palestine in the year 1947.
Feb 08 In the year 1947 ernest Samuel Williams, composer, dies at 65
Feb 08 In the year 1947 jan van der Hoorn wins 8th Dutch 11-cities skating race (10:51)
Feb 09 On this day in history bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Phila
Feb 09 On this day in history bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Philadelphia PA