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1947 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1947
MCMXLVII

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Bahá'í calendar 103 – 104
Buddhist calendar 2491
Coptic calendar 1663 – 1664
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 - 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
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Julian calendar 1992
Korean calendar 4280
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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.

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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

Flag of India

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

Georgeiiofgreece

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


This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at 1947. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.

People of the year 1947 at Familypedia

54 people were born in 1947

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Edward Alabaster (1947-2018)Albert Alabaster (1920-2000)Jennifer Beli (1924-1997)
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)
William Benedict Campbell (1947-2008)Michael Campbell (1919-2000)Ursula Morrow (1917-2004)
Andrei Chiliman (1947)Marcel Chiliman (c1920-c1990)Viorica Octavia NN (c1925-c2000)
Ion-Christian Chiricuță (1947)Ion Chiricuță (1918-1988)Colette Basilescu (1921-2017)
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)
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9 children were born to the 22 women born in 1947

185 people died in 1947

 FatherMotherAge at death
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)76
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
David Joshua Adams (1884-1947)David Jonathan Adams (1854-1911)Louisa Maria King (1859-1938)63
Claud Anson (1864-1947)Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield (1825-1892)Harriet Georgiana Louisa Hamilton (1834-1913)83
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
Gaspar Griswold Bacon (1886-1947)Robert Bacon (1860-1919)Martha Waldron Cowdin (1860-1940)61
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)
Allen Benjamin Bathurst (1872-1947)Allen Alexander Bathurst, 6th Earl Bathurst (1832-1892)Meriel Leicester Warren (1839-1872)75
Marion Beattie (1858-1947)William Henry Beattie (1828-1869)Ellen Whittaker (bef1858-aft1857)89
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7835 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)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Isabella Abadiano (1930-2003)
Annabelle Abargil (1922-2000)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Jennifer Abaya (1918-1996)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
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)
Alexander Abel-Smith (1904-1980)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
Henry Abel Smith (1900-1993)Francis Abel Smith (1861-1908)Madeline St. Maur Seymour (1862-1951)
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Events of the year 1947 at FamilypediaEdit

73 people were married in 1947.

 Joined with
Helen Condie Baird (1929-1991)Richard Lindsay Snow
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)
Denis Gomer Berry (1911-1983)Rosemary Leonora Ruth de Rothschild (1913-2013)+Pamela Wellesley (1912-1987)
Mila Brevda (1926-1995)James Mentzel (1923-1969)
John Ebenezer Brown (1914-1998)Jessie Elizabeth Souter (1918-2004)
Elidor Diarmid Calder Campbell (1916-)Liliana Zarich (c1916)
Olivia Campbell (1905-1987)Arthur Edmund Leveson (1908-1981)+Samuel John Rennie Bucknill (1902-1943)+Roger Nathaniel Frankland (1909-1989)
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)
Seymour Roger Cray (1925-1996)Verene Alice Voll (1926-2017)+Geri Martha Harrand (1936-)
Helen Frances Davis (1928-2002)Dale Edward Hedges (1924-1961)
John J Dobbs (1821-1912)Louisa Elizabeth Beeman (c1830-c1864)+ Achsah Beeman (c1823-1891)
George Nigel Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk (1906-1994)Audrey Florice Durell Drummond-Sale-Barker (-1994)
Henry Montagu Douglas-Home (1907-1980)Alexandra Margaret Elizabeth Spencer (1906-1996)+Vera Bugge Johanson (-1963)+Felicity Betty Jonsson (bef1948-)
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There were 0 military battles in 1947.


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