What Happened on January 18, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Red Mill" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 831 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit Tigers sell Hank Greenberg to Pirates (for $25-35,000)

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Small river steamer sank on Yangtze River, kills 400

Famous Birthdays

  • Takeshi Kitano, actor (The Blind Swordsman: Zatoichi, Fireworks), born in Tokyo, Japan