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.
- April 1, 1947 – Paul becomes king of Greece, on the death of his childless elder brother, George II.
- April 16, 1947 – Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
- June 24, 1947 – Kenneth Arnold makes the first widely reported UFO sighting near Mount Rainier, Washington.
- July 1, 1947 – The Philippine Air Force is established.
- July 10, 1947 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by the British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.
- July 19, 1947 – Korean politician Lyuh Woon-hyung is assassinated.
- October 20, 1947 – The House Un-American Activities Committee begins its investigation into Communist infiltration of Hollywood, resulting in a blacklist that prevents some from working in the industry for years.
- 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.
- December 30, 1947 – King Michael I of Romania is forced to abdicate by the Soviet Union-backed Communist government of Romania.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- January 7, 1947 – Mohammad-Reza Lotfi, Iranian setar player and composer (d. 2014)
- February 19, 1947 – Tim Shadbolt, New Zealand politician, 42nd Mayor of Invercargill
- March 5, 1947 – Kent Tekulve, American baseball player and sportscaster
- June 14, 1947 – Barry Melton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Country Joe and the Fish and The Dinosaurs)
- June 20, 1947 – Dolores “LaLa” Brooks, American-English singer-songwriter (The Crystals)
- July 19, 1947 – André Forcier, Canadian director and screenwriter
- July 20, 1947 – Carlos Santana, Mexican-American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Santana)
- November 13, 1947 – Joe Mantegna, American actor, director, and producer
- November 17, 1947 – Inky Mark, Chinese-Canadian educator and politician
- December 4, 1947 – Jane Lubchenco, American ecologist, academic, and diplomat