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Historical Events In 1947

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Apr 15   Wolstenholme, rocker, dies in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 16   -17] Explosions & fire on French ship Grandcamp on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 16   In the year 1947 hMCS Esquimalt (RCN- minesweeper) torpedoed off Halifax  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 16   Massive explosion & fire kills 500 in Texas City, Tx on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 17   Jackie Robinson bunts for his 1st major league hit on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 18   Benny Leonard, lightweight boxing champ (1917-25), dies at 51 in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 18   On this day in history the birth of James Woods, American actor  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 20   Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Apr 26   On this day in history "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through out US on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 27   On this day in history babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through the US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 28   Thor Heyerdahl & "Kon-Tiki" sail from Peru to Polynesia in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 29   On this day in history irving Fisher, US economist, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Apr 30   On this day in history boulder Dam renamed in honor of Herbert Hoover  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Radar for commercial &private planes first demonstrated on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of the CIA on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 01   Sanner, leader of Norger blood bath, executed in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 02   On this day in history eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten," premieres in NYC  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8 in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 03   On this day in history japan forms a constitutional democracy  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 05   Mississippi Valley flooding kills 16 & causes $850 million in damage on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 05   On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Penn Warren (All the King's Men)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In 1947

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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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of calvin Hill, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of lanny Bassham, US, rifle-3 position (Olympic-gold-1976)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1947 birth of jack Hanna, American zoologist  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Sergey Filipovich Protchenko, Russian cosmonaut was born in the year 1947.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 04   In the year 1947 birth of j Danforth Quayle, (Sen-R-Ind, 44th VP 1989-93)/rich draft dodger  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

Jan 12   Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 13   Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 15   On this day in history death of elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 17   Pyotr Krasnov, Russian counter-revolutionary (b. 1869) died on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 20   In the year 1947 josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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