Historical Events on August 7, 1947

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally takes over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thor Heyerdahl and his crew of the Kon-Tiki crash into a reef in the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia after 101 days crossing the Pacific Ocean

Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer Thor Heyerdahl
Ethnographer, Archaeologist and Explorer
Thor Heyerdahl