What Happened on January 20, 1947

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyrille Guimard, French cyclist and directeur sportif
  • George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)
  • Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)

Famous Deaths

  • Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35