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1947
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Charlton Athletic
Charlton Athletic 1 Burnley 0 (aet)
1947
   winner of the Tour de France was   
Jean Robic
France
Fun and Fancy Free
   was released in   
1947
1947
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Jack Kramer
1947
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Margaret Osborne
1947
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Jack Kramer
d. Frank Parker 4-6 2-6 6-1 6-0 6-3
1947
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Louise Brough
1947
   winner of the Australian Open Men's Singles was   
Dinny Pails
1947
   winner of the Australian Open Women's Singles was   
Nancye Wynne Bolton
1947
   winner of the French Open Men's Singles was   
Jozsef Asboth
1947
   World Series Champions were the   
New York Yankees
7 games v. Brooklyn Dodgers
1947
   Time 'Person of the Year' was   
George Marshall
For the second time
1947
   the winner was   
Johnny Lujack
QB from Notre Dame
1947
   was the year   
India Declared Independence
Declared on August 15, 1947, following mass campaigns of civil disobedience largely led by Mahatma Ghandi. This also created Pakistan.
1947
   was the year   
The First Supersonic Level Flight Was Made
Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager officially broke the sound barrier in level flight on October 14, 1947 flying the Bell X-1.
1947
   was the year   
The Microwave Oven Was First Produced
Found by chance while developing radar.
1947
   was the year   
The First Practical Transistor Was Built
Made in U.S. and replaced the old valve system.
1947
   champions were   
Holy Cross
1947
   the winner was   
Friends Service Council, American Friends Service Committee
(The Quakers), founded 1647
1947
   the winner was   
Barbara Jo Walker
Memphis, Tennessee
1947
   saw the release of   
Road to Rio
Scat Sweeney (Bing Crosby), and Hot Lips Barton (Bob Hope), two out of work musicians, stow away on board a Rio bound ship, after accidentally setting fire to the big top of a circus.
1947
   the winner was   
Gentleman’s Agreement
Directed by Elia Kazan for 20th Century Fox
1947
   the winner was   
Jet Pilot
Eric Guerin
1947
   the winner was   
Fred Daly
At Royal Liverpool Hoylake
1947
   winner of The Masters was   
Jimmy Demaret
The Saggy Baggy Elephant
   was published in   
1947
By K. & B. Jackson and Illustrated by Tenggren
1947
   the winner was   
Design For Death
Documents Japanese history of violence from 700 years ago to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, with many propaganda and news reel clips.
Dave Mason
   was born on   
May 10, 1947
Worcester England, singer/songwriter (We Just Disagree)
1947
   the winner was   
Patricia Canning-Todd
Defeated Doris Hart 6-3, 3-6, 6-4
India
   gained independence in   
1947
15 August. United Kingdom
Pakistan
   gained independence in   
1947
14 August. United Kingdom
Jackie Robinson
   is famous for   
Brooklyn Dodgers, First Black Player in Majors, 1947
Outspoken leadership in civil and human rights after his playing days
1947
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Hiraji
Jockey - Jack Purtell, Trainer - J. W. McCurley, Owner - Fred W. Hughes, Time - 3.28.00
1947
   was the year   
Jackie Robinson First Played for the Dodgers
First black player in major league baseball in the 20th century.
1947
      
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Establishes international trade rules.
1947
      
Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance
A "hemispheric defense" doctrine signed by many nations in the Americas.
1947
      
Paris Peace Treaties
Formally ends World War II.
1947
   Leroy released   
Fiddle-Faddle
A modern "perpetual motion" piece written for strings.
1947
   Leroy released   
Serenata
Mr. Anderson wrote this with a Latin rhythm and Mitchell Parish added lyrics to it in 1950
1947
   Leroy released   
The Rakes of Mallow
From his Irish Suite
1947
   Leroy released   
The Minstrel Boy
From his Irish Suite. a slow march over a basso ostinato. distant trumpets and drums punctuate the melody.
1947
   Leroy released   
The Last Rose of Summer
From his Irish Suite. features a solo violin with background provided by strings and harp, reinforced only by horns and trombones.
1947
   was the first publication of   
McElligot's Pool
1945 - 1947
   the Australian Governor-General was   
HRH Prince Henry William Frederick Albert
Officially addressed as His Excellency Duke of Gloucester, Earl of Ulster and Baron Culloden. Awarded KG, KT, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO. Born Sandringham, England, UK.
Alberto Giacometti
   created the sculpture   
Piazza, 1947
Bronze, Guggenheim Museum, New York
1947
   was won by   
Revelry
J. Doyle
1947
   the winner was the   
Toronto Maple Leafs
1947
   was won by   
Philadelphia Warriors
Pre-NBA; Defeated the Chicago Stags
1947
   was the year   
The First Supersonic Level Flight Was Made
Charles Elwood "Chuck" Yeager officially broke the sound barrier in level flight on October 14, 1947 flying the Bell X-1.
1947
   was the year   
India Declared Independence
Declared on August 15, 1947, following mass campaigns of civil disobedience largely led by Mahatma Ghandi. This also created Pakistan.






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