What Happened on January 15, 1947

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Martin, comediene (SCTV, Club Paradise), born in Portland, Maine
  • Pete Waterman, rocker (Stock Aitken & Waterman-Road Block)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elizabeth Short, American victim in the Black Dahlia case, murdered at 22

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short