1947 Calendar Trivia
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 1, 1947 – The Canadian Citizenship Act 1946 comes into effect, converting British subjects into Canadian citizens. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King becomes the first Canadian citizen.
- January 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
- February 3, 1947 – The lowest temperature in North America, -63.9 °C, is recorded in Snag, Yukon.
- February 12, 1947 – The largest observed iron meteorite until that time creates an impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, in the Soviet Union.
- March 17, 1947 – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
- August 12, 1947 – United Nations Security Council Resolution 29 relating to UN membership of Yemen and Pakistan is adopted.
- September 15, 1947 – RCA releases the 12AX7 vacuum tube.
- September 16, 1947 – Typhoon Kathleen hits Saitama, Tokyo and Tone River area, at least 1,930 killed.
- November 30, 1947 – 1947–48 Civil War in Mandatory Palestine begins, leading up to the creation of the state of Israel.
- December 22, 1947 – The Constituent Assembly of Italy approves the Constitution of Italy.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- January 26, 1947 – Michel Sardou, French singer-songwriter and actor
- April 26, 1947 – Warren Clarke, English actor, director, and producer (d. 2014)
- May 21, 1947 – Linda Laubenstein, American physician and academic (d. 1992)
- May 24, 1947 – Mike De Leon, Filipino director, producer, screenwriter and cinematographer
- June 22, 1947 – Jerry Rawlings, Ghanaian lieutenant and politician, President of Ghana
- August 14, 1947 – Bruce Nash, American director, producer, and screenwriter
- August 24, 1947 – Joe Manchin, American politician, 34th Governor of West Virginia
- September 20, 1947 – Bruce Pasternack, American businessman
- December 9, 1947 – Jaak Jõerüüt, Estonian politician, 24th Estonian Minister of Defense