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.
- February 12, 1947 – Christian Dior unveils a “New Look”, helping Paris regain its position as the capital of the fashion world.
- March 17, 1947 – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
- June 5, 1947 – Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, the United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
- July 11, 1947 – The Exodus 1947 heads to Palestine from France.
- August 7, 1947 – The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally takes over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).
- August 15, 1947 – India gains Independence from British rule after near 190 years of Crown rule and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
- August 17, 1947 – The Radcliffe Line, the border between Dominion of India and Dominion of Pakistan is revealed.
- September 15, 1947 – Typhoon Kathleen hit the Kanto Region in Japan killing 1,077.
- November 2, 1947 – In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Spruce Goose or H-4 The Hercules; the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- March 11, 1947 – Alan Yentob, English television host
- May 6, 1947 – Kit Martin, English architect and author
- May 21, 1947 – Linda Laubenstein, American physician and academic (d. 1992)
- May 25, 1947 – Karen Valentine, American actress
- July 23, 1947 – David Essex, English singer-songwriter, and actor
- August 2, 1947 – Lawrence Wright, American journalist, author, and screenwriter
- October 4, 1947 – Julien Clerc, French singer-songwriter and pianist
- November 10, 1947 – Glen Buxton, American guitarist and songwriter (d. 1997)
- December 8, 1947 – Gregg Allman, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Allman Brothers Band and Hour Glass)
- December 14, 1947 – Tom Mardirosian, American actor