November 1947 calendar

November 1947

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1947.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1947: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1947?


  • 01 Nov 1947 Medium & The Telephone closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 performances
  • 02 Nov 1947 7th Ryder Cup: US wins 11-1 at Portland Country Club - Oregon
  • 06 Nov 1947 Meet the Press makes its television debut (the show went to a weekly schedule on September 12, 1948).
  • 09 Nov 1947 Junagadh is annexed as to Indian military intervention.
  • 10 Nov 1947 The arrest of four steel workers in Marseille begins a French communist riot that also spreads to Paris.
  • 12 Nov 1947 KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC
  • 13 Nov 1947 The Soviet Union completes development of the AK-47, one of the first proper assault rifles.
  • 15 Nov 1947 Bradman scores his 100th 100,172 vs. Indians at the SCG
  • 16 Nov 1947 15,000 demonstrate in Brussels against mild sentence of Nazis
  • 17 Nov 1947 The U.S. Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.
  • 18 Nov 1947 The Ballantyne's Department Store fire in Christchurch, New Zealand, kills 41; it is the worst fire disaster in the history of New Zealand.
  • 19 Nov 1947 200 mirror arrives at Mt Palomar
  • 20 Nov 1947 Meet the Press makes network TV debut on NBC
  • 21 Nov 1947 Bill Longson beats Lou Thesz in St. Louis, to become wrestling champ
  • 23 Nov 1947 French government of Schumann, forms
  • 24 Nov 1947 Un-American Activities Committee finds "Hollywood 10" in contempt because of their refusal to reveal whether they were communists.
  • 25 Nov 1947 Future Queen Elizabeth marries Prince Philip in Westminster Abbey
  • 27 Nov 1947 Joe DiMaggio wins his third Most Valuable Player, beating Ted Williams by one vote.
  • 29 Nov 1947 35th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 10-9
  • 30 Nov 1947 Arab terrorist campaign opens in Palestine
  • 02 Nov 1947 In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the "Spruce Goose"), the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built until Scaled Composites rolled out their Stratolaunch in May 2017.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1947?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Red Wing
  2. - You Do
  3. - Too Fat Polka (I Don't Want Her-You Can Have Her-She's Too Fat For Me)
  4. - You Do
  5. - You Do


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?