1947 in the United States

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1947 in the United States
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Events from the year 1947 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

October 14: Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the Bell X-1

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1 – Jon Corzine, United States Senator from New Jersey from 2001 till 2006.
  • January 5 – Mike DeWine, United States Senator from Ohio from 1995 till 2007.
  • January 23Tom Carper, Senator for Delaware
  • January 26 – Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota since 2011 and United States Senator from Minnesota from 2001 till 2007.
  • January 28Jeanne Shaheen, Senator for New Hampshire

February[edit]

  • February 2 – Jessica Savitch, television news journalist (d. 1983)
  • February 4 – Dan Quayle, United States Senator from Indiana from 1981 till 1989.
  • February 8John Roll, Federal Judge and murder victim (d. 2011)
  • February 14 – Judd Gregg, United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1993 till 2011.
  • February 21 – Olympia Snowe, United States Senator from Maine from 1995 till 2013.

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 9 – Tom Daschle, United States Senator from South Dakota from 1987 till 2005.

Deaths[edit]

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