1947

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This article is about the year 1947.
Millennium:2nd millennium
Centuries:19th century20th century21st century
Decades:1910s  1920s  1930s  – 1940s –  1950s  1960s  1970s
Years:1944 1945 194619471948 1949 1950
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1947 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar1947
MCMXLVII
Ab urbe condita2700
Armenian calendar1396
ԹՎ ՌՅՂԶ
Assyrian calendar6697
Bahá'í calendar103–104
Bengali calendar1354
Berber calendar2897
British Regnal year11 Geo. 6 – 12 Geo. 6
Buddhist calendar2491
Burmese calendar1309
Byzantine calendar7455–7456
Chinese calendar丙戌(Fire Dog)
4643 or 4583
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4644 or 4584
Coptic calendar1663–1664
Discordian calendar3113
Ethiopian calendar1939–1940
Hebrew calendar5707–5708
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2003–2004
 - Shaka Samvat1869–1870
 - Kali Yuga5048–5049
Holocene calendar11947
Igbo calendar947–948
Iranian calendar1325–1326
Islamic calendar1366–1367
Japanese calendarShōwa 22
(昭和22年)
Juche calendar36
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4280
Minguo calendarROC 36
民國36年
Thai solar calendar2490

1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar, the 1947th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 947th year of the 2nd millennium, the 47th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1940s decade.

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Flag of the newly independent Pakistan
Flag of the newly independent India

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The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), officially born September 18, 1947

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The song Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band mentions Sgt. Pepper teaching the band to play "20 years ago today". This would place the event somewhere between February 1 and June 1 of 1947.

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  2. ^ "collection of film clips of UK rail disruption in winter 1947". Archived from the original on 25 January 2011. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Wood, Alan (1950). The Groundnut Affair. London: Bodley Head. OCLC 1841364. 
  4. ^ Law No. 46.
  5. ^ Copies of the bill of sale as well as the shipping documents and a letter from the Port of New York confirming the arrival of the VW can be found in Hennessy’s book The Bride and the Beetle.
  6. ^ Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 396–397. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  7. ^ Cullingham, G. G. (November 2012). "The Floods of 1947". Histories of Windsor. The Royal Windsor Web Site. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 
  8. ^ "Year by Year 1947". History Channel International.
  9. ^ History of FC Steaua.
  10. ^ "Llangollen International Eisteddfod - How it Started". Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Retrieved 2012-05-08. 
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  12. ^ "Log Book With Computer Bug". National Museum of American History. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
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  14. ^ Waldorf Statement.
  15. ^ Gupta, Bal K. Forgotten Atrocities.  Date requires confirmation.
  16. ^ "Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) – Otello". MusicWeb International. Retrieved 2013-12-09. 
  17. ^ "Fact sheet: Women at Cambridge: A Chronology". University of Cambridge. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-13. 
  18. ^ "The Lost Decade Timeline". BBC.