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Notable Historical Events in 1947 on the 1st

1947Don Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba

Historical Events in 1947 on the 1st
Date Event
Jan 1
Benelux agress to work related issues 
Jan 1
Britain nationalizes its coal industry 
Jan 1
WTTG TV channel 5 in Washington, DC (MET) begins broadcasting 
Feb 1
Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems & communists 
Feb 1
Dmitri Shostakovitch named professor at conservatory of Leningrad 
Feb 1
NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established 
Mar 1
International Monetary Fund begins operation 
Apr 1
1st Jewish immigrants to Israel disembark at Port of Eilat 
May 1
Cleve Indians abandon League Park to play all games at Municipal Stad 
May 1
Lt General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA 
May 1
Radar for commercial & private planes 1st demonstrated 
May 1
Rear Admiral Roscoe H Hillenkoetter, USN, becomes 3th director of CIA 
Jun 1
OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands 
Jun 1
Photosensitive glass developed 
Jul 1
192m long passenger ship Willem Ruys (Achille Lauro) launched 
Jul 1
British Dominion Affairs office becomes Commonwealth Relations office 
Aug 1
"Medium & The Telephone" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 perfs 
Aug 1
Valleivogels soccer team forms in Scherpenzeel 
Sep 1
NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936 
Oct 1
1st helicopter air mail & express service, LA, Ca 
Oct 1
NHL Pension Society founded 
Oct 1
US control of Haitian customs & governmental revenue ends 
Oct 1
William Wister Haines' "Command Decision" premieres in NYC 
Oct 1
The F-86 Sabre flies for the first time. 
Nov 1
"Medium & The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 perfs 
Nov 1
First Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii 
Nov 1
Howard Hughes flies "Spruce Goose", a huge wooden airplane 
Nov 1
UN trusteeship for Nauru granted to Australia, NZ & UK 
Dec 1
Don Bradman scores 185 in the 1st Cricket Test v India at the Gabba 
Dec 1
India cricket all out for 58 v Australia at the Gabba, Toshack 5-2 
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