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") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short

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Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)

Murder victim Elizabeth Short
Murder victim
Elizabeth Short