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Historical Events In 1947

Saturday, 24 October 2020

Apr 15   Wolstenholme, rocker, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   In the year 1947 -17] Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   On this day in history act of Congress gives Navy Nurse Corps members commissioned rank  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   On this day in history hMCS Esquimalt (RCN- minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   Lens to provide zoom effects demonstrated (NYC) in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 16   Massive explosion & fire kills 500 in Texas City, Tx in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 17   On this day in history jackie Robinson bunts for his 1st major league hit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 17   On this day in history jackie Robinson bunts for his first major league hit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 18   In the year 1947 benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 18   The birth of James Woods, American actor in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Apr 19   On this day in history tor Maple Leafs beat Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 20   Christian X, king of Denmark (1912-47), dies at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 20   Comedian Fred Allen of " Allen s Alley" fame didn t find things so funny when censors cut him off the air during his radio broadcast in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 20   Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 22   In the year 1947 1st NBA Championship: Phila Warriors beat Chicago Stags, 4 games to 2  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 23   In the year 1947 hMS Warspite, to many this was the Royal Navy's most famous battleship. Her survival from her launch on 26th November 1913 to her loss on this date en-route to the breakers has to be at the very least a tribute to her builders for constructing a virtually indestructable ship. She formed part of the 5th Battle Squadron during the First World War. During the Second World War 1939-1946 she took part in the 2nd Battle of Narvik, and the Battle of Calabria in 1940, the battle of Matapan in 1941. This was followed by the bombardment of Normandy where she was damaged by a mine. Previously, in 1943 she was badly damaged by a glider bomb off Salerno. And all this in addition to countless other operations throughout the War. In 1946 she was sold for breaking up on the Clyde but en-route the tow parted and she went ashore in Prussia Cove, Cornwall. She was eventually broken up where she lay.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 25   In the year 1947 lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to become wrestling champ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 26   "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 27   In the year 1947 babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through out US  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 27   Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through the US in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 28   Thor Heyerdahl & "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 29   Irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Apr 30   Boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   In the year 1947 lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   On this day in history radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   On this day in history rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 01   In the year 1947 sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 02   In the year 1947 eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   In the year 1947 japan forms a constitutional democracy  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 03   The birth of Doug Hemming, American actor in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   In the year 1947 mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850 million in damage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850M in damage in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 05   Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Penn Warren (All the King's Men) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 02   Aleksandr Tikhonova, USSR, biathalon relay (Oly-gold-1968, 72, 76, 80) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys) was born in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976) was born in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Jack Hanna, American zoologist was born in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 04   Rick Stein, English chef and television presenter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Jan 04   On this day in history forrest Reid, Irish author/critic (Young Tom, Apostate), dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 09   Karl Mannheim, sociologist (Diagnosis of Our Time), dies at 53 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 11   Eva Tanguay, Canadian-born singer and entertainer (b. 1879) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 12   In the year 1947 jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 15   Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924) died in the year 1947.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 17   In the year 1947 death of pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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