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Notable Historical Events in 1947 on the 3rd

1947Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire" premieres in NYC

1947Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket

Historical Events in 1947 on the 3rd
Date Event
Jan 3
1st opening session of Congress to be televised 
Jan 3
William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee 
Feb 3
-81°F (-63°C), Snag Yukon (North American record) 
Feb 3
1st black reporter in Congressional press gallery (Percival Prattis) 
Feb 3
Bradman bowled by Alec Bedser for a duck in 4th Test Cricket 
Apr 3
"Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 perfs 
May 3
73rd Kentucky Derby: Eric Guerin aboard Jet Pilot wins in 2:06.8 
May 3
New post-war Japanese constitution goes into effect. 
Jun 3
British Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan 
Jul 3
252,288 people (record) pass through Grand Central Station, NYC 
Jul 3
Cleveland Indians purchase Larry Dolby, the 1st black in AL 
Jul 3
Soviet Union doesn't participate in Marshall Plan 
Sep 3
Phila A's Bill McCahan no-hits Wash Senators, 3-0 
Sep 3
Yanks get 18 singles to beat Red Soxs 11-2 
Oct 3
"Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances 
Oct 3
1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed 
Oct 3
WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, DC (ABC) begins 
Oct 3
With only 1 out to go, Yank Floyd Beven gives up a double breaking his World Series no-hit bid, it scored 2 runs & he lost game 
Dec 3
Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire" premieres in NYC 
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