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 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
- March 1, 1947 – The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations.
- June 23, 1947 – The United States Senate follows the United States House of Representatives in overriding U.S. President Harry Truman’s veto of the Taft–Hartley Act.
- July 6, 1947 – The AK-47 goes into production in the Soviet Union.
- August 7, 1947 – Thor Heyerdahl’s balsa wood raft the Kon-Tiki, smashes into the reef at Raroia in the Tuamotu Islands after a 101-day, 7000 km journey across the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to prove that pre-historic peoples could have traveled from South America.
- August 14, 1947 – Pakistan gains Independence from the British Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
- September 18, 1947 – The National Security Council and the Central Intelligence Agency are established in the United States under the National Security Act.
- September 30, 1947 – The World Series, featuring the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, is televised for the first time.
- October 20, 1947 – The United States of America and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan establish diplomatic relations for the first time.
- 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.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- March 1, 1947 – Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and composer
- April 11, 1947 – Michael T. Wright, English engineer and academic
- April 15, 1947 – Lois Chiles, American model and actress
- June 1, 1947 – Ronnie Wood, English guitarist, songwriter, and producer (The Rolling Stones, The Faces, The Jeff Beck Group, The Birds, and The Creation)
- June 20, 1947 – Ray East, English cricketer
- August 14, 1947 – Maddy Prior, English singer and dancer (Steeleye Span, Silly Sisters, and The Carnival Band)
- September 27, 1947 – Barbara Dickson, Scottish singer-songwriter and actress
- November 18, 1947 – Timothy Maude, American general (d. 2001)
- December 14, 1947 – Tom Mardirosian, American actor