1947

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1947 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1947
MCMXLVII
Ab urbe condita2700
Armenian calendar1396
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԶ
Assyrian calendar6697
Baháʼí calendar103–104
Balinese saka calendar1868–1869
Bengali calendar1354
Berber calendar2897
British Regnal year11 Geo. 6 – 12 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2491
Burmese calendar1309
Byzantine calendar7455–7456
Chinese calendar丙戌年 (Fire Dog)
4644 or 4437
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4645 or 4438
Coptic calendar1663–1664
Discordian calendar3113
Ethiopian calendar1939–1940
Hebrew calendar5707–5708
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2003–2004
 - Shaka Samvat1868–1869
 - Kali Yuga5047–5048
Holocene calendar11947
Igbo calendar947–948
Iranian calendar1325–1326
Islamic calendar1366–1367
Japanese calendarShōwa 22
(昭和22年)
Javanese calendar1878–1879
Juche calendar36
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4280
Minguo calendarROC 36
民國36年
Nanakshahi calendar479
Thai solar calendar2490
Tibetan calendar阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2073 or 1692 or 920
    — to —
阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
2074 or 1693 or 921

1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1947th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 947th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1940s decade.

It was the first year of the Cold War, which would last until 1991, ending with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Events

January

January 1: Nigeria gains autonomy.

February

March

April

May

June

Marshall Plan.

July

August

Flag of Pakistan, the country that gained independence on August 14, 1947
Flag of India, the country that gained independence on August 15, 1947

September

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

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

David Bowie
Andrea Martin
Megawati Sukarnoputri
Michio Kaku
Jonathan Banks

February

Farrah Fawcett
Yukio Hatoyama
Edward James Olmos
Lee Evans

March

Rob Reiner
Kim Campbell
Mitt Romney
Glenn Close
Ali Abdullah Saleh
Sir Elton John

April

John Ratzenberger
Florian Schneider
Tom Clancy
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
James Woods
Iggy Pop

May

June

Sir Jonathan Pryce
Ronnie Wood
Viktor Klima
David Blunkett
Robert Englund
Shirin Ebadi
Jerry Rawlings
Mick Fleetwood
Jimmie Walker

July

Larry David
O. J. Simpson
Sir Brian May
Albert Brooks
Su Tseng-chang
Arnold Schwarzenegger
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

August

Cindy Williams
Barbara Bach
Temple Grandin
Somchai Wongsawat

September

Kjell Magne Bondevik
Amos Biwott
Sir Sam Neill
Stephen King
Meat Loaf
Marc Bolan

October

Brian Johnson
Kevin Kline
Richard Dreyfuss
Herman Van Rompuy

November

Joe Mantegna
Dwight Schultz

December

Gregg Allman
Vincent Matthews
Porfirio Lobo Sosa
Ted Danson
Jeff Lynne

Date unknown

Deaths

Deaths
January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December

January

Blessed Hryhoriy Khomyshyn
Blessed Maria Giovanna Fasce
Al Capone
Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten

February

Petar Zivkovic
Luigi Russolo
Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt

March

Carrie Chapman Catt

April

King George II of Greece
Henry Ford
King Christian X of Denmark
Gheorghe Ciuhandu

May

Miguel Abadía Méndez
George William Forbes

June

Władysław Raczkiewicz
Richard Bedford Bennett

July

Raoul Wallenberg
Patriarch Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas
Joseph Cook

August

Blessed Claudio Granzotto
Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke

September

October

Max Planck

November

Constantin Sănătescu
Blessed Josaphat Kotsylovsky
Ernst Lubitsch

December

Stanley Baldwin
King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

Nobel medal awarded to Edward Victor Appleton

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