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1947 is a year in the 20th century. It is the eighth year in the decade of the 1940s.

Known Events[]

  • Jackie Robinson integrates the World Series.[1]
  • The first commercial microwave oven is introduced.[2]
  • Richard James patents the Slinky.[3]
  • Ronald Reagan begins his first term as president of the Screen Actors' Guild.[4]
  • Bing Crosby records his radio shows on magnetic tape for the first time.[5]
  • Anne Frank's diary published.[6]

Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?[]

In Episode 3, the Time Pilots meet Jackie Robinson, who explains the Negro Leagues and how the manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers managed to get him into the Majors, thus breaking the color barrier. Once the Time Pilots reach 1947, they play Global Pursuit, whereupon it is revealed that, in 1947, cricket attracted two million paying spectators in England, Spanish millionaire bullfighter Manolete was killed by a bull, Toronto was the home city of that year's Stanley Cup Hockey Champions, and the New York Yankees won that year's World Series.

In Season 2, Episode 44, Kevin's mom breaks into his room to talk about Bing Crosby's radio show, which started using magnetic tape in 1947.