World Series pennant with player rosters for the National League Dodgers and the American League Yankees, 1947
From the collection of Jerry Stern, photograph by David Arky
The Yankees win the World Series over the Dodgers, four games to three.
- The United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Palestine into Arab and Jewish states.
- Physicists at Bell Laboratories demonstrate the first transistor.
- The Bureau of Employment and Migration of the Government of Puerto Rico opens in New York City.
- New York's first fully air-conditioned office building opens at 445 Park Avenue.
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