The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2025. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1947
- January 9, 1947 – Elizabeth “Betty” Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
- January 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
- February 10, 1947 – Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
- March 25, 1947 – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- April 16, 1947 – Texas City disaster: An explosion on board a freighter in port causes the city of Texas City, Texas, to catch fire, killing almost 600.
- June 10, 1947 – Saab produces its first automobile.
- July 19, 1947 – The Prime Minister of the shadow Burmese government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw.
- November 17, 1947 – American scientists John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain observe the basic principles of the transistor, a key element for the electronics revolution of the 20th century.
- November 29, 1947 – First Indochina War: French forces carry out a massacre at Mỹ Trạch, Vietnam.
- December 22, 1947 – The Constituent Assembly of Italy approves the Constitution of Italy.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- March 16, 1947 – Ramzan Paskayev, Kazakh accordion player and composer
- March 24, 1947 – Dennis Erickson, American football player and coach
- May 3, 1947 – Doug Henning, Canadian magician (d. 2000)
- May 12, 1947 – Michael Ignatieff, Canadian journalist and politician
- June 18, 1947 – Bernard Giraudeau, French actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2010)
- August 27, 1947 – John Morrison, New Zealand cricketer and politician
- September 21, 1947 – Don Felder, American guitarist and songwriter (Eagles)
- October 6, 1947 – Patxi Andión, Spanish singer-songwriter and actor
- November 5, 1947 – Quint Davis, American director and producer
- December 8, 1947 – Kati-Claudia Fofonoff, Finnish author and poet