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 25, 1947 – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
- April 9, 1947 – The Journey of Reconciliation, the first interracial Freedom Ride begins through the upper South in violation of Jim Crow laws. The riders wanted enforcement of the United States Supreme Court’s 1946 Irene Morgan decision that banned racial segregation in interstate travel.
- April 15, 1947 – Jackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball’s color line.
- April 28, 1947 – Thor Heyerdahl and five crew mates set out from Peru on the Kon-Tiki to prove that Peruvian natives could have settled Polynesia.
- July 7, 1947 – The Roswell incident, the (supposed) crash of an alien spaceship near Roswell in New Mexico.
- July 26, 1947 – Cold War: U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs the National Security Act of 1947 into United States law creating the Central Intelligence Agency, United States Department of Defense, United States Air Force, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the United States National Security Council.
- August 14, 1947 – Pakistan gains Independence from the British Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
- October 5, 1947 – The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- January 14, 1947 – Taylor Branch, American historian and author
- January 25, 1947 – Tostão, Brazilian footballer, journalist, and physician
- February 25, 1947 – Lee Evans, American runner and coach
- March 4, 1947 – David Franzoni, American screenwriter and producer
- April 27, 1947 – G. K. Butterfield, American soldier, lawyer, and politician
- May 24, 1947 – Albert Bouchard, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and drummer (Blue Öyster Cult)
- October 1, 1947 – Adriano Tilgher, Italian politician
- November 7, 1947 – Holmes Osborne, American actor
- December 17, 1947 – Wes Studi, American actor and producer
- December 18, 1947 – Leonid Yuzefovich, Russian author and screenwriter