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Historical Events Of 1947
- January 9, 1947 – Elizabeth “Betty” Short, the Black Dahlia, is last seen alive.
- January 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
- January 25, 1947 – Thomas Goldsmith Jr. files a patent for a “Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device”, the first ever electronic game.
- April 15, 1947 – Jackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball’s color line.
- 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.
- August 15, 1947 – Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is sworn in as first Governor-General of Pakistan in Karachi.
- September 15, 1947 – Typhoon Kathleen hit the Kanto Region in Japan killing 1,077.
- September 18, 1947 – The United States Air Force becomes an independent branch of the United States Armed Forces.
- November 6, 1947 – Meet the Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
- November 20, 1947 – The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London.
Who Were Born On 1947?
- March 27, 1947 – Craig Defoy, Welsh golfer
- May 1, 1947 – Sergio Infante, Chilean-Swedish poet and author
- May 27, 1947 – Branko Oblak, Slovenian footballer and coach
- August 29, 1947 – Temple Grandin, American ethologist, academic, and author
- September 2, 1947 – Richard Coughlan, English drummer (Caravan and The Wilde Flowers) (d. 2013)
- September 5, 1947 – Chip Davis, American pianist, songwriter, and producer (Mannheim Steamroller)
- September 17, 1947 – Tessa Jowell, English social worker and politician, Minister for the Cabinet Office
- October 1, 1947 – Nevill Drury, English-Australian journalist and publisher (d. 2013)
- December 26, 1947 – Carlton Fisk, American baseball player
- December 30, 1947 – Jeff Lynne, English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Electric Light Orchestra, Traveling Wilburys, The Move, and The Idle Race)