1947 in the United States

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1947 in the United States
Years: 1944 1945 194619471948 1949 1950

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History of the United States (1945–64)

Events from the year 1947 in the United States.

President Truman on opening day of the baseball season, 1947

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[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
Girls sunbathing at Cabrillo Beach, California, Dec. 28, 1947

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1 – Jon Corzine, U.S. Senator from New Jersey from 2001 to 2006.
  • January 5 – Mike DeWine, U.S. Senator from Ohio from 1995 to 2007.
  • January 19 – Ann Compton, American journalist
  • January 23 – Tom Carper, U.S. Senator from Delaware from 2001.
  • January 24 – Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist and science popularizer.
  • January 26 – Mark Dayton, Governor of Minnesota since 2011 and U.S. Senator from Minnesota from 2001 to 2007.
  • January 28 – Jeanne Shaheen, U.S. Senator from New Hampshire.
  • January 29 – Linda B. Buck, biologist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

  • July 9O. J. Simpson, American football player, sportscaster, actor, author, alleged murderer

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]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "On This Day", New York Times, retrieved November 2014 

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