Historical Events on October 3, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed
  • 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
  • WMAL (now WJLA) TV channel 7 in Washington, D.C. (ABC) begins