1947 Calendar

January
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   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
232425262728 
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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

July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 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 1, 1947 – The American and British occupation zones in Germany, after World War II, merge to form the Bizone, that later became West Germany.
  • January 22, 1947 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Fire Pig in Chinese astrology.
  • February 10, 1947 – Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
  • February 12, 1947 – A meteor creates an impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, in the Soviet Union.
  • 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.
  • March 12, 1947 – The Truman Doctrine is proclaimed to help stem the spread of Communism.
  • March 17, 1947 – First flight of the B-45 Tornado strategic bomber.
  • March 25, 1947 – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111.
  • April 1, 1947 – Paul becomes king of Greece, on the death of his childless elder brother, George II.
  • 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 4, 1947 – The Supreme Court of Japan is established.
  • August 15, 1947 – India gains Independence from the British Indian Empire and joins the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • September 16, 1947 – Typhoon Kathleen hits Saitama, Tokyo and Tone River area, at least 1,930 killed.
  • October 20, 1947 – United States of America and Pakistan establish diplomatic relations 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 17, 1947 – The Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.
  • November 25, 1947 – New Zealand ratifies the Statute of Westminster and thus becomes independent of legislative control by the United Kingdom.
  • December 6, 1947 – The Everglades National Park in Florida is dedicated.
  • December 25, 1947 – The Constitution of the Republic of China goes into effect.

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