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1947 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1947
MCMXLVII

Ab urbe condita 2700
Armenian calendar 1396
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Bahá'í calendar 103 – 104
Buddhist calendar 2491
Coptic calendar 1663 – 1664
Ethiopian calendar 1939 – 1940
Hebrew calendar 5707 5708
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2002 – 2003
 - Shaka Samvat 1869 – 1870
 - Kali Yuga 5048 – 5049
Holocene calendar 11947
Iranian calendar 1325 – 1326
Islamic calendar 1366 – 1367
Japanese calendar Shōwa

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(昭和 22年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2607
(皇紀2607年)
Julian calendar 1992
Korean calendar 4280
Thai solar calendar 2490
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Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar.

LocationNigeria

January 1: Nigeria gains autonomy.

Events Edit

January and February 1947 are remembered for the worst snowfalls in the UK in the 20th century, with extensive disruption of travel.[1] Given the low car ownership this is mainly remembered in terms of the effects on the railway networks.[2][3]

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Flag of Pakistan

Flag of the newly independent Pakistan

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Flag of the newly independent India

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CIA

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), officially born September 18, 1947

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In FictionEdit

The song Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band mentions Sgt. Pepper teaching the band to play "20 years ago today". This would place the event somewhere between February 1 and June 1 of 1947.

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Al Capone

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George II of Greece

Henry ford 1919

Henry Ford

Christian X of Denmark

Christian X of Denmark

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Joseph Cook

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Stanley Baldwin

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References Edit

  1. ^ "Collection of weather statistics for the winter of 1947". http://www.winter1947.co.uk/. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "collection of film clips of UK rail disruption in winter 1947". Archived from the original on 25 January 2011. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nationonfilm/topics/railways/background_conditions.shtml. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "BBC newsreel, snow affecting railways 1947". http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/nationonfilm/00338?size=4x3&bgc=C0C0C0&nbram=1&bbram=1. Retrieved 28 December 2010. 
  4. ^ Wood, Alan (1950). The Groundnut Affair. London: Bodley Head. OCLC 1841364. 
  5. ^ Copies of the bill of sale as well as the shipping documents and a letter from the Port of New York confirming the arrival of the VW can be found in Hennessy’s book The Bride and the Beetle.
  6. ^ History of FC Steaua
  7. ^ "Llangollen International Eisteddfod - How it Started". Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. http://www.llangollen.com/eist3.html. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
  8. ^ "Year by Year 1947" – History Channel International


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People of the year 1947 at Familypedia

47 people were born in 1947

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Ștefan-Lupu Bogdan (1947-2002)Emanoil Bogdan (1922-1881)Dumitra Sănătescu (c1925)
John Lee Bottom (1947)Robert Merrill Bottom (1917-1993)Beulah Ernstine Ingram (1918-1980)
Cheryl Louise Brandon (1947)Wayne Valdemar Brandon (1907-1996)Edith Evangeline Putnam (1913-2009)
Cătălin Bucuroiu (c1947-c2005)Dumitru Bucuroiu (c1919-c1993)Aneta NN (c1919-1992)
Jozsef Budahazi (1947-2003)
James David Calef (1947-2007)Alfred Peter Calef (1921-2005)Marie Ann Carbone (1925)
Andrei Chiliman (1947)Marcel Chiliman (c1920-c1990)Viorica Octavia NN (c1925-c2000)
Ion-Christian Chiricuţă (1947)Ion Chiricuţă (1918-1988)Colette Basilescu (c1922)
James Ervin Clanton (1947)Marion Ervin Clanton (1911-1996)Rosemary Delores Carnahan (1917-1993)
Glenn Close (1947)William Taliaferro Close (1924-2009)Bettine Moore (c1924)
David Michael Cornett (1947)Ernest William Cornett, Sr. (1889-1968)Helen Elizabeth Spangler (1911-2005)
Patricia Cortright (1947)
Hendrik Johannes Cruijff (1947-2016)Hermanus Cornelis Cruijff (1913-1959)Petronella Bernarda Draaijer (1917-2007)
Edward Bridge "Ted" Danson III (1947)Edward Bridge "Ned" Danson, Jr. (1916-2000)Jessica MacMaster (1916-2006)
Mirabela Dauer (1947-)Unknown Scorţaru
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6 children were born to the 19 women born in 1947

161 people died in 1947

 FatherMotherAge at death
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)76
David Joshua Adams (1884-1947)David Jonathan Adams (1854-1911)Louisa Maria King (1859-1938)63
William Sumner Appleton (1874-1947)William Sumner Appleton (1840-1903)Edith Ida Stuart Appleton (1849-1892)
Walter John Arnold (c1879-1947)Frederick Arnold (c1851-1925)Charlotte Isabella Janes (c1850-1934)68
Anne Aspinall (1859-1947)William Vint Aspinall (1828-1862)Ellen Levingston (1833-1911)88
Herbert Asquith (1881-1947)Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928)Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)66
George Baglin (1882-1947)Charles Cole Baglin (1847-1926)Frances Hanks (1848-1924)65
Ellen Baker (1873-1947)James Baker (1831-1910)Ellen Mansbridge (1834-1903)74
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1867-1947)Alfred Baldwin (1841-1908)Louisa MacDonald (1845-1925)
Harriet Annie Cache Bates (1863-1947)William Bates (1830-1909)Sarah Barron (1831-1914)
Marion Beattie (1858-1947)William Henry Beattie (1828-1869)Ellen Whittaker (bef1858-aft1857)89
James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)William Bellamy (1823-1891)Elanor Thompson (1824-1897)85
Gustav Adolf of Sweden (1906-1947)Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden (1882-1973)Margaret of Connaught (1882-1920)41
Ralph Mighell Botting (1867-1947)William Botting (1824-1867)Emily Mighell (1830-1908)80
Cecilia Bowes-Lyon (1912-1947)Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1884-1949)Dorothy Beatrix Godolphin Osborne (1888-1946)35
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6146 people lived in 1947

 FatherMother
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1891-1965)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Ethel Louise Abel (1891-1973)Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Amorette Eliza Avery (1868-1939)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Elva Alice Abercrombie (1921-1985)Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Alice Elizabeth Harker (c1888-)
Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Frederick Abercrombie (1836-1916)Annie Utting (c1850-)
Pál Abonyi (1907-c1980)
Daisy Ethel Ackerman (1898-1969)Edwin Carlos Ackerman (1847-1917)Mary Priscilla Jane Freel (1854-1934)
Ronald Cecil Ackerman (1919-1971)Raymond Jacob Ackerman (1888-1959)Daisy May Johnson (1887-1964)
Bertrand Blanchard Acosta (1895-1954)Miguel Acosta (bef1895)Martha Blanche Reilly (bef1895)
Leila Adair (1897-1989)Jedediah Grant Adair (1859-1937)Florence Ellen Fowler (1860-1946)
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Events of the year 1947 at FamilypediaEdit

53 people were married in 1947.

 Joined with
Lewis Henry Baldwin (1873-1955)Melvillena Lane Holt (1873-1937)+Mabel Emmaline Durant (1883-1973)
Wilfred Watson Balgowan (1897-1970)Myrtle Baker (1896-1944)+Betsey Annie Hunter (1908-1983)
John Ebenezer Brown (1914-1998)Jessie Elizabeth Souter (1918-2004)
Elidor Diarmid Calder Campbell (1916-)Liliana Zarich (c1916)
Virginia Lowrie Childs (1924-2008)Hugh Anders Gyllenhaal (1921-1979)
James Cramp (1892-1973)Elsie A Baker (bef1903)+Lillian Jane Corkery (1900-1935)+Florence Mary Bingham (1906-1995)
John J Dobbs (1821-1912)Louisa Elizabeth Beeman (c1830-c1864)+ Achsah Beeman (c1823-1891)
Henry Montagu Douglas-Home (1907-1980)Alexandra Margaret Elizabeth Spencer (1906-1996)+Vera Bugge Johanson (-1963)+Felicity Betty Jonsson (bef1948-)
Mabel Emmaline Durant (1883-1973)Lewis Henry Baldwin (1873-1955)
John Sheldon Doud Eisenhower (1922-2013)Barbara Thompson (1926-2014)+ Joanne Thompson (-)
Dimitrie Anton Filotti (c1918)Aurora Unknown
Norman Alan Forlonge (1920-2009)Iris Lillian Smart (1924)
Helen Eloise Freudenberg (1928-1989)John Earl Borland I (1924-1986)+Albert Brindley (1927-2001)
Irving Bernard Gast (1925-1977)Patricia Carolyn Aronson (1927)
Miriam Gast (1917-1979)Ben Louis Sweet (1915-1990)
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There were 0 military battles in 1947.


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