1947 Calendar

January
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567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
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February
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      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

April
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
May
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    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     

July
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September
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 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   

What Happened In Year 1947?

  • January 6, 1947 – Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world.
  • January 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • February 21, 1947 – In New York City, Edwin Land demonstrates the first “instant camera”, the Polaroid Land Camera, to a meeting of the Optical Society of America.
  • February 28, 1947 – 228 Incident: In Taiwan, civil disorder is put down with the loss of 30,000 civilian lives.
  • March 12, 1947 – The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.
  • March 25, 1947 – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
  • April 16, 1947 – Bernard Baruch coins the term “Cold War” to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.
  • April 30, 1947 – In Nevada, the Boulder Dam is renamed Hoover Dam a second time.
  • May 22, 1947 – Cold War: in an effort to fight the spread of Communism, U.S. President Harry S. Truman signs an act into law that will later be called the Truman Doctrine. The act grants $400 million in military and economic aid to Turkey and Greece, each battling an internal Communist movement.
  • July 1, 1947 – The Philippine Air Force is established.
  • July 4, 1947 – The “Indian Independence Bill” is presented before British House of Commons, suggesting bifurcation of British India into two sovereign countries – India and Pakistan.
  • July 10, 1947 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
  • August 4, 1947 – The Supreme Court of Japan is established.
  • October 1, 1947 – The F-86 Sabre flies for the first time.
  • October 24, 1947 – Walt Disney testifies before the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming Disney employees he believes to be communists.
  • October 30, 1947 – The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which is the foundation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), is founded.
  • November 20, 1947 – The Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in London.
  • December 22, 1947 – The Constituent Assembly of Italy approves the Constitution of Italy.
  • December 30, 1947 – King Michael of Romania is forced to abdicate by the Soviet Union-backed Communist government of Romania.

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