1947

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This article is about the year 1947.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years: 1944 1945 194619471948 1949 1950
1947 by topic:
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1947 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1947
MCMXLVII
Ab urbe condita 2700
Armenian calendar 1396
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԶ
Assyrian calendar 6697
Bahá'í calendar 103–104
Bengali calendar 1354
Berber calendar 2897
British Regnal year 11 Geo. 6 – 12 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar 2491
Burmese calendar 1309
Byzantine calendar 7455–7456
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire Dog)
4643 or 4583
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4644 or 4584
Coptic calendar 1663–1664
Discordian calendar 3113
Ethiopian calendar 1939–1940
Hebrew calendar 5707–5708
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2003–2004
 - Shaka Samvat 1869–1870
 - Kali Yuga 5048–5049
Holocene calendar 11947
Igbo calendar 947–948
Iranian calendar 1325–1326
Islamic calendar 1366–1367
Japanese calendar Shōwa 22
(昭和22年)
Juche calendar 36
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4280
Minguo calendar ROC 36
民國36年
Thai solar calendar 2490

1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter E), 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.

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Flag of the newly independent Pakistan
Flag of the newly independent India

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

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  1. ^ "Collection of weather statistics for the winter of 1947". Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "collection of film clips of UK rail disruption in winter 1947". Archived from the original on 25 January 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Wood, Alan (1950). The Groundnut Affair. London: Bodley Head. OCLC 1841364. 
  4. ^ Law No. 46.
  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. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 396–397. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  7. ^ Cullingham, G. G. (November 2012). "The Floods of 1947". Histories of Windsor. The Royal Windsor Web Site. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 
  8. ^ "Year by Year 1947". History Channel International.
  9. ^ History of FC Steaua.
  10. ^ "Llangollen International Eisteddfod - How it Started". Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
  11. ^ "bug:n.". The Jargon File. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  12. ^ "Log Book With Computer Bug". National Museum of American History. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
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  14. ^ Waldorf Statement.
  15. ^ Gupta, Bal K. Forgotten Atrocities.  Date requires confirmation.
  16. ^ "Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) – Otello". MusicWeb International. Retrieved 2013-12-09. 
  17. ^ "Fact sheet: Women at Cambridge: A Chronology". University of Cambridge. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  18. ^ "The Lost Decade Timeline". BBC.