Historical Events in June 1947

  • Jun 1 OPA, which issued WW II rationing coupons, disbands
  • Jun 1 Photosensitive glass developed
  • Jun 2 "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • Jun 2 Hungarian premier Ferenc Nagy resigns
  • Jun 3 British Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten visits Pakistan
  • Jun 4 "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Jun 4 US House of Representatives approves Taft-Hartley act

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Jun 5 US Secretary of State George Marshall outlines "Marshall Plan"

Military Leader George Marshall
Military Leader
George Marshall
  • Jun 6 Treaty drawn for establishment of Intl Patent Institute
  • Jun 10 Saab produces its first automobile.
  • Jun 11 WW II sugar rationing finally endd in US (began May 28, 1942)
  • Jun 12 Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win British Women's Amateur Golf Champ
  • Jun 13 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
  • Jun 15 1st night game at Detroit Briggs Stadium (Tigers 4, Athletics 1)
  • Jun 15 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St Louis CC in MO
  • Jun 16 1st network news-Dumont's "News from Washington"
  • Jun 16 Pravda denounces Marshall Plan
  • Jun 17 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves NYC
  • Jun 17 Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin
  • Jun 17 Pan Am Airways chartered as 1st worldwide passenger airline
  • Jun 18 Cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
  • Jun 19 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca
  • Jun 20 US President Harry Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act
  • Jun 22 12" rain in 42 mins (Holt, MO)
  • Jun 22 Ewell Blackwell just misses pitching back-to-back no-hitters (9th inn)
  • Jun 23 Compton & Bill Edrich make 370 stand for 3rd wkt v South Africa

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Jun 23 US President Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by Congress

33rd US President Harry Truman
33rd US President
Harry Truman
  • Jun 24 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit
  • Jun 24 Flying saucers sighted over Mount Rainier by pilot Ken Arnold

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Jun 24 Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson
Baseball Player
Jackie Robinson
  • Jun 24 Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament

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Jun 25 1st version of Anne Frank's diary "Het Achterhuis" published in The Netherlands

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank

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Jun 25 Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Jun 27 98°F (36.8°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands
  • Jun 27 WRC TV channel 4 in Washington, D.C. (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Jun 28 "Temptation" (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1
  • Jun 29 2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson
  • Jun 29 Yanks beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game win streak