What Happened on April 7, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles 'skip' Pitts, soul and blues guitarist (Shaft), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2012)
  • Eliseo Soriano, Philippine evangelist
  • Florian Schneider, German musician (Kraftwerk)
  • Patricia Bennett, US singer (He's So Fine)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Henry Ford, American industrialist and auto maker (Ford Model T), dies at 83

Ford Motor Company Founder Henry Ford
Ford Motor Company Founder
Henry Ford