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1947 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1947
MCMXLVII
Ab urbe condita 2700
Armenian calendar 1396
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԶ
Assyrian calendar 6697
Bahá'í calendar 103–104
Balinese saka calendar 1868–1869
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 1868–1869
 - Kali Yuga 5047–5048
Holocene calendar 11947
Igbo calendar 947–948
Iranian calendar 1325–1326
Islamic calendar 1366–1367
Japanese calendar Shōwa 22
(昭和22年)
Javanese calendar 1878–1879
Juche calendar 36
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4280
Minguo calendar ROC 36
民國36年
Nanakshahi calendar 479
Thai solar calendar 2490
Tibetan calendar 阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2073 or 1692 or 920
     to 
阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
2074 or 1693 or 921

1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, 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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It was the first year of the Cold War, which would last until 1991, ending with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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January 1: Nigeria gains autonomy.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

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Marshall Plan.

July

August

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Flag of Pakistan, the country that gained independence on August 14, 1947
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Flag of India, the country that gained independence on August 15, 1947

September

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

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

Births
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January

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David Bowie
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Andrea Martin
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Megawati Sukarnoputri
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Steve Marriott
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Jonathan Banks
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Glynn Turman

February

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Farrah Fawcett
Dan Quayle Dan Quayle.jpg
Dan Quayle
Yukio Hatoyama Yukio Hatoyama.jpg
Yukio Hatoyama
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Edward James Olmos
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Lee Evans

March

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Rob Reiner
Kim Campbell Kim Campbell.jpg
Kim Campbell
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Mitt Romney
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Glenn Close
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Ali Abdullah Saleh
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Elton John
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César Gaviria

April

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Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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John Ratzenberger
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Florian Schneider
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Tom Clancy
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David Letterman
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James Woods
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Iggy Pop
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Johan Cruijff

May

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Richard Jenkins
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Ken Westerfield

June

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Jonathan Pryce
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Ronnie Wood
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Viktor Klima
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David Blunkett
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Robert Englund
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Jerry Rawlings
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Mick Fleetwood
Jimmie Walker Jimmie Walker 2015.jpg
Jimmie Walker

July

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Larry David
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O. J. Simpson
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Brian May
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Albert Brooks
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Don Henley
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Su Tseng-chang
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
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Richard Griffiths

August

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Angry Anderson
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Ian Anderson
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Cindy Williams
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Barbara Bach
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James Hunt
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Temple Grandin
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Somchai Wongsawat

September

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Kjell Magne Bondevik
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Keone Young
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Sam Neill
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Stephen King
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Meat Loaf
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Marc Bolan

October

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Stephen Collins
Brian Johnson Brian Johnson.jpg
Brian Johnson
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France Gall
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Sammy Hagar
Michael McKean Michael McKean 1999.jpg
Michael McKean
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Kevin Kline
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Hillary Clinton
Richard Dreyfuss Richard Dreyfuss Cannes 2013.jpg
Richard Dreyfuss
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Herman Van Rompuy

November

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Joe Mantegna
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Dwight Schultz
John Larroquette John Larroquette at B-Barks.jpg
John Larroquette

December

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Gregg Allman
Vincent Matthews Vincent Matthews 1968.jpg
Vincent Matthews
Porfirio Lobo Pepe Lobo 2010-01-27.jpg
Porfirio Lobo
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Ted Danson
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Jeff Lynne

Date Unknown

Deaths

January

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Blessed Hryhoriy Khomyshyn
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Blessed Maria Giovanna Fasce
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Al Capone
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Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten

February

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Petar Zivkovic
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Luigi Russolo
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Joachim Ernst, Duke of Anhalt

March

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Carrie Chapman Catt

April

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King George II of Greece
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Henry Ford
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King Christian X of Denmark
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Gheorghe Ciuhandu

May

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Miguel Abadía Méndez
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George William Forbes

June

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Władysław Raczkiewicz
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Richard Bedford Bennett

July

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Raoul Wallenberg
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Patriarch Yousef VI Emmanuel II Thomas
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Joseph Cook

August

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Blessed Claudio Granzotto
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Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke

September

October

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Max Planck

November

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Constantin Sănătescu
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Blessed Josaphat Kotsylovsky
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Ernst Lubitsch

December

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Stanley Baldwin
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King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

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Nobel medal awarded to Edward Victor Appleton

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1952 1952

1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1952nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 952nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 52nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1950s decade.

1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1984th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 984th year of the 2nd millennium, the 84th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1980s decade.

1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1993rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 993rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1990s decade.

1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1951st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 951st year of the 2nd millennium, the 51st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1950s decade.

1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1949th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 949th year of the 2nd millennium, the 49th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1940s decade.

1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1957th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 957th year of the 2nd millennium, the 57th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1950s decade.

1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1948th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 948th year of the 2nd millennium, the 48th year of the 20th century, and the 9th year of the 1940s decade.

1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1946th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 946th year of the 2nd millennium, the 46th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1940s decade.

1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1980th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 980th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1980s decade.

1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1963rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 963rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 63rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1960s decade.

1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1961st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 961st year of the 2nd millennium, the 61st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1960s decade.

1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1960th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 960th year of the 2nd millennium, the 60th year of the 20th century, and the 1st year of the 1960s decade.

1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium, the 56th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1966th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 966th year of the 2nd millennium, the 66th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1960s decade.

1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1962nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 962nd year of the 2nd millennium, the 62nd year of the 20th century, and the 3rd year of the 1960s decade.

1979 1979

1979 (MCMLXXIX) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1979th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 979th year of the 2nd millennium, the 79th year of the 20th century, and the 10th and last year of the 1970s decade.

1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1983rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 983rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 83rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1980s decade.

1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1987th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 987th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1980s decade.

1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1986th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 986th year of the 2nd millennium, the 86th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1980s decade.

1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1953rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 953rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 53rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1950s decade.

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